Documents from Controversial Pre-Synod ‘Shadow Council’ Now Published

ROME, July 17, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — On July 15, the German, Swiss and French Bishops’ Conferences finally published the documents from their much-criticized “Shadow Council” of May 15 at the Gregorian University in Rome. As the German Branch of Vatican Radio reports, the documentation is now available in German, Italian, and French and it contains six presentations about:

  • The words of Jesus concerning marriage and divorce – and reflections on a Catholic Hermeneutic of the Bible
  • Sexuality as an expression of love – reflections on a theology of love
  • The gift of one’s own life, and reflections as a contribution to a theology of biography

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