Despite Pope Francis’ warnings, the leaders of the Church in Germany have refused to back down on their promotion of intercommunion or to change the course on their much-criticized ‘synodal path.’
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Cardinal Levada, 83, was appointed to lead the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith by Pope Benedict XVI in 2005.
According to the most current version of Praedicate Evangelium (Preach the Gospel), the authority of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith would be reduced.
An Austrian priest and theologian has resigned from his position but maintains his innocence.
The response also noted that it had been approved by Pope Francis, who ordered its publication.
Malta prelate was appointed adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Nov. 13.
Along with upholding Church unity and affirming Church teaching, the Vatican decision also will benefit ecumenical dialogue, Catholic leaders affirm.
The Holy Father’s decision to investigate the Diocese of Osorno comes on the heels of Vatican confirmation of a systemic cover-up of sexual abuse by Chile’s hierarchy.