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German bishops announce ‘binding synodal process’ on celibacy, sexual morality

March 15, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Participants in the process will also examine “the necessary reduction of [clerical] power,” Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich said.

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  • Posted by: Jim Hanink - Mar. 15, 2019 7:46 PM ET USA

    According to this report, Cardinal Marx tells us that bishops “feel we often are unable to speak on questions of present-day sexual behavior." Why not? Human sexuality is not a recent development. With regard to binding synods: should the German bishops concoct a new sexual morality, are we to suppose that it holds only for Germany? Nonsense on stilts!