Text of the German-speaking group's proposal for a possible way for Communion for divorced and remarried Catholics at the Synod of Bishops.
Just Catholic: You get the impression that the synod participants are not talking with but rather at each other, and that everybody is angrily defending … what?
The group of German speaking prelates at the ongoing synod has presented a way that certain divorced and remarried Catholic persons might be allowed to take Communion in the church.
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