Posts Tagged ‘divorced and remarried’

Identifying Catholics and weaponising mysteries: Theological notes

Thursday, June 24th, 2021
hearing mean listening

Mention the name of any religion and the first reaction of contemporary, western, first world and secular society people will be to ask about its content: what do they believe? The emphasis is, at once, on a list of ideas about the universe, human life, purpose and what, if anything, is beyond the universe. Once Read more

German bishops will revise labour laws

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Despite a postponed vote last month, a German prelate has said he is confident the country’s bishops will change Church rules to allow employment of remarried divorcees and men and women living in same-sex relationships, despite growing opposition to the move. Archbishop Stephan Burger of Freiburg im Breisgau said the German bishops’ conference “will revise” Read more

Move on Communion for divorced and remarried denied

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

A Vatican department has taken the unusual step of issuing a public denial that it is preparing a document on the reception of Communion by Catholics who are divorced and remarried. The denial follows an article circulated by an Italian news agency claiming that Pope Francis had asked Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Read more