Strong Words From Bishop Schneider: ‘You Have the Power, But We Have the Faith’

1Peter5, Maike Hickson: In a new interview, Bishop Athanasius Schneider discusses the working document of the upcoming 2019 Pan-Amazon Synod and rejects the idea of ordaining married men. He argues that priestly continence is a Church tradition that goes back to Apostolic times. As to the role of women, he fears that the Church might soon imitate the German model of female pastoral assistants who now already preach and hold liturgies of the word in Germany. Read more here.