Questions about Synodal Path dominate German bishops’ ‘ad limina’

The German bishops’ meeting with officials of the Roman Curia was not a “showdown,” but it did make clear the Vatican’s strong concerns about Germany’s Synodal Path, especially regarding its support for official ministries for women and for a change in church teaching about homosexuality, said the president of the bishops’ conference.

At assembly, bishops urged to remain focused on spreading Gospel message

At the close of their public session, the bishops were reminded of the work accomplished, and that still continues, in efforts to provide a safe environment and healing 20 years after the church adopted the “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People” in response to the clergy abuse scandal.