Tag: Cardinal Reinhard Marx

German cardinal urges pastoral care, but not ‘blessing’ of gay couples

German cardinal urges pastoral care, but not ‘blessing’ of gay couples

| February 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

The president of the German bishops’ conference urged priests to provide better pastoral care to Catholics who are homosexual, but he said, “I think that would not be right” when asked if he could imagine the Catholic Church blessing gay couples.

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German bishops urge calm after anti-immigrant party gains in election

German bishops urge calm after anti-immigrant party gains in election

| September 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

The president of the German bishops’ conference urged “verbal disarmament” after Sept. 24 elections brought a far-right party into the Bundestag, or parliament, for the first time since World War II.

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