Tag Archives: Synodal Path

The German Synod Is Infecting the Whole Church, Without the Pope’s Restraining It

By Sandro Magister at L’Espresso: In his recent conversation with the directors of the European journals of the Society of Jesus, transcribed and published by “La Civiltà Cattolica,” Pope Francis also had his say on the “synodal path” underway in Germany. In … Continue reading

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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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