lunedì 2 dicembre 2019

German synodal reforms launched
The Tablet
(Christa Pongratz-Lippitt) The Gospel message has been 'obscured and even terribly damaged' by the clerical sexual abuse of minors. -- The two-year German “synodal procedure” for church reform was officially launched on the first Sunday of Advent. Working together with the lay Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK), the bishops will seek a way forward following the devastation caused by the clerical abuse crisis and the ensuing massive exodus from the German Church. (...)