Posts Tagged ‘Diocese of Essen’

Catholic Church allows women to perform baptisms

Thursday, March 17th, 2022
women to perform baptisms

A German Catholic diocese has commissioned 17 women to perform baptisms, citing a shortfall in the number of priests. In Germany’s industrial Ruhr area, the Diocese of Essen is the first diocese in the country to appoint a group of women to administer the sacrament, reported CAN Deutsch. Church law stipulates that only an ordained Read more