Posts Tagged ‘German Catholics and Protestants’

Catholic and Protestant leaders in Germany share communion

Monday, May 24th, 2021
Catholic Protestant in Germany

Protestant and Catholic worshippers in Germany defied Church teaching on Sunday by participating in each other’s celebration of the Lord’s Supper at an Ecumenical Convention in Frankfurt. Bettina Limperg, the Lutheran co-president of the Ecumenical Church Congress, received Holy Communion in a Catholic church. Thomas Sternberg, fellow co-president and head of the influential lay Central Read more

German Catholics and Protestants Pursue Intercommunion Despite Vatican Objections

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Catholics and Protestants in Germany announced on Tuesday that they would press ahead with intercommunion at an event in May despite Vatican objections. In a March 16 press release, organizers of the third Ecumenical Church Congress (ÖKT) in Frankfurt said that they planned to invite Christians to attend celebrations “in many churches” in the city Read more