Down to the Wire: Just $6,487 left to match to win our Challenge Grant. Your gift will still be doubled!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

German bishops, Pope to discuss dissent

Catholic World News - August 08, 2011

Leaders of the German Catholic hierarchy will meet with Pope Benedict XVI this week, to brief the Pontiff on affairs in his native country as he prepared for a visit there in September.

German Catholics have been engaged in a series of consultations since 2010. Originally designed to discuss the fallout from the sex-abuse scandal, the talks among German Church leaders have expanded to include questions on which dissident Catholics have mounted an aggressive public campaign, such as homosexuality, divorce, and the admission of non-Catholics to Communion.

Archbishop Robert Zollitsch of Freiburg and Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Berlin will lead the German delegation meeting with the Pope at Castel Gandolfo on August 13.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($56,165 to go):
$150,000.00 $93,835.13
37% 63%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The gift of orthodoxy: A mercy and a challenge to mercy 11 hours ago
Getting Marriage Right November 25
O Earthly Lord, vouchsafe to us high speed Internet. November 25
No 'Francis effect' in Strasbourg November 25
What Pope Francis told European Parliament, and what Pope John Paul II said November 25

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard' CWN - November 25