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Theologians say Cardinal Marx’s recent comments appear to contradict settled Church teachings regarding sexuality and don’t conform with the principles of genuine doctrinal development.
In an open letter Father Philip Bochanski, executive director of Courage International, implores Cardinals Jean-Claude Hollerich and Reinhard Marx: ‘Your Eminences, I beg you, please be faithful to your oath.’
Speaking at the Mass, the cardinal said: 'I desire an inclusive Church. A Church that includes all who want to walk the way of Jesus.'
COMMENTARY: The measured response from the pope emeritus to the attacks on his character makes for effective spiritual reading.
Report on Handling of Abuse Cases in Germany’s Munich Archdiocese Faults Benedict XVI, Cardinal Marx
Benedict XVI, who strongly denies cover-up allegations, sent 82 pages of observations to investigators compiling the report.
The coronavirus crisis has increased the pressure on the Vatican’s already tight budget, with the Vatican Museums, a major source of income, forced to close for more than 24 weeks to prevent the spread of the virus.
COMMENTARY: Pope Francis and the German cardinal clearly intended to communicate something of importance with their public exchange of letters. But what?
A criminologist who was commissioned by the German bishops to investigate clergy abuse cases has alleged that the cardinal intervened to undermine his investigation.