Synodal Way Isn’t Answer to Germany’s ‘Mission Country’ Status, Evangelization Leaders Say

(National Catholic Register. Jonathan Liedl).

When a high-ranking German prelate recently described Germany as a “mission country” due to cratering rates of Christian affiliation and expressed the need for a “new evangelization,” many German Catholic leaders in evangelization nodded along in agreement. After all, the leaders of these “new evangelization” efforts have operated under the premise that the once-Christian country is in need of a spiritual renewal for years, giving rise to apostolates dedicated to everything from catechesis to young adult formation.

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