Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Karl Lehmann’

World-leading ecumenical champion dies

Monday, March 12th, 2018

A German cardinal known internationally for his ecumenical work died on Sunday. Cardinal Karl Lehmann, Archbishop Emeritus of Mainz, was a world leader in building bridges of understanding, reconciliation and dialogue. He played a leading role in advancing the Catholic Church’s ecumenical dialogue, especially with Lutherans and Evangelicals. German Bishops’ Conference chair, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Read more

Cardinals want greater role for women in the Church

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Senior cardinals from Argentina and Germany have called for a greater leadership role for women in the Church. Argentinean Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, who heads the Vatican department for Eastern Catholic Churches, said the next pontificate should see women having more leadership positions in the Vatican and beyond. “The role of women in the world has Read more