- Jul 9, 2020
In a recent interview, the new president of the German bishops’ conference signaled openness to both married priests and women’s ordination, and appeared to criticize a lengthy essay by Pope Benedict XVI on the root causes of the clerical sexual abuse crisis.
Catholic bishops have distanced themselves from a letter in which several prominent Catholic clergy warned there were attempts to use the COVID-19 pandemic to create a “world government beyond all control.”
In a joint service marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Christian churches in Germany issued a call for a commitment to work for peace, reported the German Catholic news agency, KNA.
The Catholic bishops in Germany have marked the upcoming 75th anniversary of the end of World War II by issuing a statement criticizing the behavior of their predecessors under the Nazis.
The Catholic Church has become Germany’s first institution to agree to fixed and binding rules for investigating sexual abuse cases.
Catholic bishops in Germany are bracing for a major drop in church taxation revenues as a result of the coronavirus crisis, reported the German Catholic news agency, KNA.