Despite CDF objection, German bishops to continue intercommunion talks with Lutheran leaders
October 08, 2020
CWN Editor's Note: “For the Catholic Church, the open questions are so weighty that it does not feel able to allow mutual participation in general before they are clarified, especially since the question of the unity of the Catholic Church is affected here as well,” a group of German bishops and theologians said on October 6.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: Randal Mandock -
Oct. 08, 2020 3:21 PM ET USA
After the Trinity and the Incarnation, the most profound mystery of our faith is the change of essence, nature, and substance of the Eucharist. This is no simple doctrine to understand, although simple assent to its reality is all that is required of First Communicants. Not to cast pearls before swine and give to dogs what is holy; this sounds harsh. But either Pope Paul VI did not know what he was talking about in Mysterium Fidei #46, or the God-man is actually present in His "physical reality"