mercoledì 3 novembre 2021

German bishops rule that God cannot be God*

(Christa Pongratz-Lippitt, The Tablet)
The German bishops’ conference has rejected the addition of a “gender star” after the word God, which would have seen it rendered as God*, as suggested by a German Catholic youth organisation. “Theological debate on the issue is not relevant at the moment. We have quite different problems to tackle in the Church at present”, conference spokesman Matthias Kopp said on the German TV news programme Sat.1. He added: “God is more than the sun, the moon and the stars. We cannot grasp God. We cannot describe God in words.” (...)