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Women’s ordination, transgender ideology move forward at German Synodal Way

March 13, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: After the German Synodal Path approved same-sex blessings, the mixed body of laity and prelates approved documents on “Dealing with gender diversity” and “Women in sacramental ministry: Perspectives for the universal Church dialogue.”

96% of participants approved the document on gender diversity, which calls for the ordination of the transgendered. Among the bishops present, the vote was 38-7 in favor, with 12 abstentions.

Likewise, only 10 bishops voted against the document calling for the ordination of women to the diaconate.

The March 9-11 tweets of Jonathan Liedl, who covered the event for the Register, offer an insight into the dynamics of the event as it happened.

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  • Posted by: feedback - Mar. 13, 2023 10:11 AM ET USA

    Thanks to Francis and his "synodal way," the Church in Germany has gone completely off the rail. This will likely lead to a schism, with a question: which group in the Church is Catholic and Apostolic, and which is schismatic? The saddest part is that many souls will be mislead and lost in the process. What a mess!