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German bishop questions Vatican’s clarification of Pope’s civil-union comments

November 06, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Heinrich Timmerevers of Dresden-Meissen, who said he would welcome approval of a blessing of homosexual unions, praised Pope Francis’s comments on same-sex civil unions and questioned the Secretariat of State’s subsequent clarification.

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  • Posted by: [email protected] - Nov. 07, 2020 1:29 AM ET USA

    Another bishop who is a wolf in sheep's clothing. He misleads his flock and those through out the Church. He will someday have to defend his soul before Christ.

  • Posted by: jalsardl5053 - Nov. 06, 2020 9:19 PM ET USA

    Agree with Bishop Timmerevers. It's up to the Pope to clarify his remarks which is is notably absent from doing. "Damage control" by others is unconvincing, especially when it seems to be required constantly.