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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.

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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.