Document from the German bishops for the World Synod underlines the demands of the Synodal Way

(CNA. German Newsroom).

The document published on Wednesday morning by the German Bishops’ Conference (DBK) as a contribution to the next session of the World Synod in October ultimately underlines the demands of the German Synodal Path: The aim is to represent “the positions developed on the Synodal Path” and to bring them “into the discourse of the world church”.

The well-known topics such as “review of the celibacy obligation of priests” and “admission of laypeople to the preaching service” or “further development of church sexuality teaching” and “integration of LGBTQ+ people into the church” are mentioned.

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