Are priest shortages intentional?
I imagine many of us have read about the fact only 58 priests were ordained in Germany last year. This is an astonishingly low figure for a country the size of Germany.
A German journalist and editor asks whether this priest-shortage is intentional. Maike Hickson writes an article on Alexander Kissler’s piece at OnePeterFive.com here:
Alexander Kissler convincingly demonstrates, by quoting from these current diocesan booklets, just how these new “participatory parishes” are implemented from above – and “initiated top-down” – in order to “make [the Church] step-by-step more compatible with the life realities of the people.” In this new “system,” the priest