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by AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Jul 22, 2022 / 09:42 am The latest warning by the Holy See about the risk of a new schism from Germany arising from the “Synodal Way” has been rejected and met with “astonishment” by its organizers, who in turn accused Rome of not acting like a …

by AC Wimmer Vatican City, Jul 21, 2022 / 07:25 am The Vatican has issued another warning of a new schism from Germany coming out of the “Synodal Way.” “The ‘Synodal Way’ in Germany does not have the power to compel bishops and the faithful to adopt new forms of …

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 12, 2022 / 06:00 am More than 70 bishops from around the world have released a “fraternal open letter” to Germany’s bishops warning that sweeping changes to Church teaching advocated by the ongoing process known as the “Synodal Path” may lead to schism. The letter expresses …

Matilda, Queen of Germany and wife of King Henry I was the daughter of Count Dietrich of Westphalia and Reinhild of Denmark. She was born about 895 and was raised by her grandmother, the Abbess of Eufurt convent. Matilda married Henry the Fowler, son of Duke Otto of Saxony, in the year …

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Feb 14, 2022 / 05:40 am Archbishop Georg Gänswein has shared the inside story of how Pope emeritus Benedict XVI responded to a report criticizing his handling of four abuse cases when he led Germany’s Archdiocese of Munich and Freising. In an exclusive interview with …

by Autumn Jones Denver Newsroom, Oct 8, 2021 / 17:01 pm On Sept. 28, a community of seminarians from the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter’s European seminary released an album of Christmas Matins, “Sancta Nox: Christmas Matins from Bavaria”. This week, the 17-song collection topped the Billboard’s Traditional Classical Albums …

by CNA Staff Freiburg, Jul 26, 2021 / 06:30 am Pope emeritus Benedict XVI has expressed concern about the lack of faith within Church institutions in Germany. The retired pope made the comments in a written conversation in the August issue of the German magazine Herder Korrespondenz, marking the 70th …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 29, 2021 / 12:00 pm Pope Francis thanked Benedict XVI on Tuesday for his continual prayer for the Church in his retirement, calling the pope emeritus “the contemplative of the Vatican.” Speaking from the window overlooking St. Peter’s Square from the Apostolic Palace on …

By CNA Staff Vatican City, Jun 10, 2021 / 05:40 am Pope Francis declined on Thursday the resignation of Cardinal Reinhard Marx, offered to him last month. In a June 10 letter, the pope asked the influential German cardinal to continue as archbishop of Munich and Freising. Writing in Spanish, …

by CNA Staff Vatican City, May 27, 2021 / 16:00 pm Gerhard Cardinal Müller on Monday called upon the Holy Father to intervene in the German situation to correct clerics who have attempted to bless same-sex unions, or encouraged such attempts. “For the sake of the truth of the gospel …