Posts Tagged ‘orthodoxy’

German cardinal blasts interference in bishop selections Comments 0

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

A German cardinal has said names of candidates submitted to the Vatican as potential bishops are being vetoed by “unauthorised people” in Rome. Cardinal Karl Lehmann of Mainz said this in a new book, extracts of which were published by the German Catholic news agency KNA. “In the name of the law, these unlawful outside Read more

Two per cent of Anglican clergy don’t believe in God Comments 0

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Two per cent of Anglican priests don’t believe in God, a poll of clergy in the United Kingdom has revealed. A YouGov survey covered more than 1500 clergy from the Church of England, the Church in Wales and the Scottish Episcopal Church. As many as 16 per cent were “unclear” about God and two per cent Read more

Abusive ecclesial authority puts US bishops on the spot Comments 0

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Some of our bishops are acting like bullies, abusing the authority of their offices in the name of enforcing orthodoxy. Dealing with U.S. women religious, these bishops’ actions appear governed more by a desire to enforce obedience than to develop fidelity in our sisters. Catholics see through this guise. They are upset, fed up with Read more