Sources in Germany say that the campaign against Cologne’s cardinal archbishop is aimed at removing him so that the synodal path can proceed without resistance.
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Cardinal Woelki has faced a wave of criticism — both in the German media and from local Church representatives — for not publishing the original report.
Cardinal Woelki is the second German Church leader in recent months to ask Rome to review his handling of abuse allegations.
Along with upholding Church unity and affirming Church teaching, the Vatican decision also will benefit ecumenical dialogue, Catholic leaders affirm.