Posts Tagged ‘German Catholic’

“No” to shared communion in German churches

Monday, October 12th, 2020
The Vatican objects to shared communion in German churches

The Vatican has come out strongly against shared communion between Catholic and Protestant churches in Germany. The issue of Catholics and Protestants being able to receive communion in each other’s churches has long been an issue in Germany and is particularly important for the many German couples who have a partner belonging to either church. Read more

German Catholic Church: powerful, rich, diverse

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Anyone following the news over the past few months could be forgiven for thinking that German Catholicism is uniformly liberal. Fifty years after the Second Vatican Council, it appears that the Rhine may once again be flowing into the Tiber, to paraphrase Fr Ralph Wiltgen’s historic account of that council, in the lead-up to this Read more