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German president: Catholic Church should allow intercommunion

May 15, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said that the Catholic Church should allow Protestants to receive Communion. Addressing a Catholic conference, the German leader said that he was speaking “as an avowed Evangelical Christian.” He also made a point of saying that he regularly pays Germany’s “church tax,” noting that the Catholic Church receives funds from the government.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - May. 15, 2018 9:23 PM ET USA

    An indication of a faith without a theology of the Eucharist. This type of coercion should be expected anywhere that the Church receives favors from a secular government.