venerdì 20 maggio 2022

Berlin archbishop asks forgiveness for homophobia in the church

(CNS - The Tablet) The Bishop said that homophobia was an “unholy line of tradition” in the Church. -- Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin has asked forgiveness for the church’s discrimination against people because of their sexual orientation. Homophobia was an “unholy line of tradition” in the Catholic Church, Koch said May 17 during an ecumenical service in the Protestant Twelve Apostles Church in Berlin. The German Catholic news agency KNA said he called for respect for the dignity of every human being, regardless of their sexual orientation, and announced that the Archdiocese of Berlin would take measures to ensure this. (...)