- Mar 29, 2020
She had become nearly forgotten. Little is known about the young woman who was killed for her Christian faith, presumably in the second century A.D. But now, a pandemic is shedding light on her: St. Corona.
Germany’s Catholic bishops on Thursday approved new guidelines that likely will provide for payments ranging up to about 50,000 euros each for victims of sexual abuse by clergy.
Germany has become to Church politics what California is on the American scene, meaning a strongly blue state which tends to favor the most progressive choice on any menu.
The German Bishops’ Conference elected Bishop Georg Baetzing of Limburg as its new leader on Tuesday.
Just ahead of the German bishops’ conference spring meeting to elect a new president, Regensburg Bishop Rudolf Voderholzer has proposed a new system for the group’s leadership.
This year’s spring assembly of the German bishops’ conference, scheduled in Mainz March 2-5, will be dominated by the election of a successor to the its current president, Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising.