Vatican rejects German Church’s plans for laity to preach homilies, conduct baptisms
March 31, 2023
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CWN Editor's Note: Cardinal Arthur Roche, Prefect of the Dicastery for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, has written a seven-page letter to Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg, head of the German Bishops’ Conference, rejecting recent resolutions of the German Synodal Way on lay homilies and lay baptisms.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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Posted by: tjbenjamin -
Mar. 31, 2023 7:33 PM ET USA
What is driving the German bishops? Why are they doing what they are doing, and what do they hope to accomplish? I don’t understand.