Posts Tagged ‘dogma’

Catholics in Germany don’t want to rewrite dogma, but move the discussion forward

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

When Catholics in Germany recently gathered for their latest session of the Synodal Path, there were tensions around a text arguing that current Church dogma; teachings on sexual morality need to evolve. Several bishops at the September 8-11 assembly baulked at the proposal. But Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, who is currently a Read more

Prelate: Agitators for marriage teaching change are heretics

Friday, April 17th, 2015

A German cardinal has said that those who insistently demand changes in the Church’s teaching on marriage are heretics, even if they are bishops. Cardinal Walter Brandmüller said this in an interview with LifesiteNews last month. The cardinal discussed the issue of Communion for those whose marriages are not recognised by the Church. He was Read more

As synod starts, Pope says Church must not retreat into dogma

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Pope Francis has stated that the Church “must not withdraw into dogma” and should recognise that “the world has changed”. In an interview with Argentine newspaper La Nacion, Francis indicated that he wanted clergy to be less judgmental and more understanding of those living outside Catholic norms. He told the newspaper: “The world has changed Read more

Tablet director banned from speaking in Scottish archdiocese

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

A feminist theologian who is a director of UK Catholic weekly The Tablet has been banned from speaking on church property in a Scottish archdiocese. Archbishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh has ordered the Edinburgh Circle of the Newman Association to cancel an event at which Professor Tina Beattie was due to speak Read more