The new legislation means that, whereas in the past, lay employees had to agree to a moral code, now such issues are viewed as a private matter, and the Church as an employer will pay no attention to them.
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Bishop Bode and Cardinal Woelki: Is There a ‘Double Standard’ in Germany With Respect to Mishandling of Abusive Priests?
Observers say Cardinal Woelki’s orthodoxy accounts for the much harsher public criticism he has received, even though his documented mistakes were far less serious than those made by Bishop Bode.
The 71-year-old bishop has been vice president of the German bishops’ conference since 2017. He is also vice president of the German Synodal Way.
Vojnović brought the legal appeal in defense of the fundamental rights to freedom of religion, expression, and assembly with the support of the human rights organization ADF International.
The Sri Lankan cardinal discussed a wide variety of topics with the Register April 29.
The Russian man was sitting in the front yard of the parish when officers arrived, having previously damaged a fence and a flower bed.
Currently, women in Germany can procure an abortion by a doctor during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, following a compulsory counselling session.