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Leading German bishop urges shift on women’s ordination, homosexuality

December 30, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg, the president of the bishops’ conference, said that “there are well-developed arguments in theology in favor of opening up the sacramental ministry to women.” He called for the public Church blessing of homosexual couples as well as of couples who take part in a new civil marriage without an annulment.

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  • Posted by: Jim Hanink - Dec. 30, 2020 6:39 PM ET USA

    With respect, Bishop Batzing needs to respond, publicly and in detail, to the philosophers, the theologians and, of course, the bishops that think that he is badly mistaken. Otherwise he is only indulging in "handwaving."