GERMAN CHURCH GOES ROGUE? Blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples? Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop of Munich and Freising, opened the door to such a practice. He told Bavarian State Broadcasting that “there can be no rules” about this question. Marx is president of the German Bishops’ Conference. http://cvote.it/2Ef45MV MEMO RELEASED, NOW WHAT? Despite all the media scorn and [.
Germany has to reduce the influx of refugees, a previous supporter of the open door policy, chief German Catholic and chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, Cardinal Reinhard Marx said.
St. Peter Damian, a cardinal who wrote the most extensive treatment of the issue of homosexual unions in the Church’s history, also had a very different understanding of the value of homosexual relations from that of Cardinal Marx.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx, Archbishop Dr. Heiner Koch, and Bishop Franz-Josef Bode all cited footnote 351.
Germany's Catholic bishops elected Munich Cardinal Reinhard Marx their new leader on Wednesday, picking a close associate of Pope Francis already working on Vatican reform to also guide them at home.