The Vatican’s irresolute response to the threat of German schism

Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler:

In an interview posted today, Cardinal Pietro Parolin expressed opposition to the German bishops’ decision to offer blessings for same-sex unions. So far, so good. But the reasons that the Vatican Secretary of State gave for that opposition are troubling.

Cardinal Parolin said that the German episcopal conference “cannot make such a decision that involves the discipline of the universal Church.” Report is here.