Tag Archives: Synodal Path

Germany’s Catholic Bishops Divided Over Vatican Instruction on Parishes

Catholic News Agency TRIER, Germany — A new Vatican instruction on parishes has received a mixed reception in Germany. The document, released July 20 by the Congregation for Clergy, urged parishes worldwide to become centers of evangelization. It also emphasized that, according … Continue reading

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Priest criticizes German bishops for using ‘amateurish’ abuse study as basis for ‘synodal path’

February 6, 2020, LifeSiteNews: The synodal path in Germany is usually justified by referring to a study on sexual abuse within the Church, commissioned by the German bishops’ conference. Father Dominikus Kraschl, a Franciscan professor of philosophy in Switzerland, calls … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: ‘The Pope cannot be silent as he watches the wolves devour the flock’

ROME, February 3, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis has the duty to prevent bishops in Germany from leading clergy and faithful down the “synodal path” over the precipice of heresy, Bishop Athanasius Schneider has said. In a new statement published today … Continue reading

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German Bishop: Amazon Synod’s proposals have ‘great importance’ for us

By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: VATICAN CITY — The vote at the Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazon Region last month to propose ordaining married men — the so-called viri probati — and to further study a … Continue reading

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10 German Dioceses Push for Major Changes During Upcoming ‘Synodal Path’

By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: Now that the Pan-Amazonian Synod is over, attention is turning to the German bishops’ “synodal path” whose latest development is the publication of a joint letter from vicars general representing 10 German archdioceses … Continue reading

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