By criticizing the procedure — but not the substance — of the Church in Germany’s push for radical departures from Catholic teaching, this week’s Vatican statement left deeper concerns unaddressed.
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For Catholics ‘Concerned’ About Germany, What’s Happening in Bätzing’s Limburg Offers a Case in Point
The website of the Diocese of Limburg published a report on the panel discussion ‘Out in Church,’ without criticizing it or clarifying Church teaching.
Bishop Georg Bätzing insisted in a letter dated March 28 that the multi-year process presented no risk of schism.
In a letter published Feb. 22, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki questioned whether the initiative bringing together Germany’s bishops and laypeople was rooted in the Gospel.
In his latest challenge to Rome’s authority, the president of the German bishops conference is publicly rejecting recent Vatican instructions regarding this issue.