German bishops seek Vatican decision on Communion for Protestant spouses

Posted April 5, 2018 7:27 pm by Emily Rolwes

German bishops seek Vatican decision on Communion for Protestant spouses

Seven German bishops, led by Cardinal Rainer Woelki, have asked the Vatican to rule on proposals to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive Holy Communion. Despite assurances from conference president Cardinal Reinhard Marx that there is no attempt to alter Church doctrine, the proposal has deeply divided the German hierarchy.
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