German Bishops Go Ahead And Publish OK For Intercommunion: We Must Be ‘Courageous’

“Courageous”? How about “audacious”?

1Peter5, Maike Hickson: The German bishops published today their very controversial pastoral handout which allows Protestant spouses of Catholics, in certain cases, to receive Holy Communion. Since Pope Francis has, on 21 June, objected to a national bishops’ conference’s publishing of such an official text, the German bishops now simply declare, as if by a rhetorical trick, that this just-released document is not a document of the German bishops’ conference. More here.