DBK: Permanent Council adopts statutes for Synodal Committee


The last formal hurdle for the continuation of the reform dialogue of the Church in Germany has been cleared: The bishops have also approved the statutes for the Synodal Committee. As the spokesperson of the German Bishops’ Conference, Matthias Kopp, confirmed on Wednesday in Bonn in response to an enquiry, the Standing Council of the Bishops’ Conference, to which the local bishops of all 27 dioceses belong, adopted the statutes at its meeting in Würzburg on Monday. The Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK), as co-sponsor, had already adopted the statutes in November.

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