Tuesday, February 21, 2012

'Call to Disobedience': A Rift in the German-Speaking Catholic Church

A call by reform-minded Catholics in the German-speaking world for the
church to soften its stances on homosexuality, divorce and celibacy
among priests and to end its ban on women in the clergy is drawing loud
criticism from conservatives. They argue the group is threatening to
create a schism within the Catholic Church.

You can download the complete article over the Internet at the following
URL:
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,816528,00.html


More about this issue
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Assessing the Pope's Visit: Germany At Odds With Benedict XVI
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,788388,00.html

The World From Berlin: 'The Pope Can't Neglect What's Happening in His
Own Church'
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,788048,00.html
Mission Clarity: Pope Benedict's Blunt New World
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,788054,00.html

The Pope Comes Home: Benedict Criticizes Lack of Religiosity in Germany
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,787791,00.html

Fighting the Dictatorship of Relativism: The Pope's Role in the New
Battle for Religion
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,787808,00.html

Theologian Hans K√ľng on Pope Benedict: 'A Putinization of the Catholic
Church'
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,787325,00.html

Disillusioned German Catholics: The Pope's Difficult Visit to His
Homeland
http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/0,1518,787314,00.html

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I encourage all followers of the women priest movement who see how far the movement has gone off the cliff to enter into schism and rejoin the Catholic Church that Christ created!