Top German Bishop Calls For End to Homophobic, Sexist Teachings

German Church calls for genuine respect and sensitivity

James Finn
Jan 6 · 6 min read
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Bishop Georg Bätzing of Limburg, head of the German Bishops Conference, in a YouTube video welcoming a new bishop to Augsburg.

The Catholic Church is rife with discrimination against LGBTQ people. But the clergy say such discrimination is not “unjust.”

The harsh moral condemnation of the Catechism —

The impossible-to-reconcile words of sensitivity and respect —

Catholic leaders ceaselessly discriminate against LGBTQ people

The German Church agrees that change is long overdue

Bätzing puts it this way:

Vatican refuses to discuss reform with German Church leaders

The German Catholic Church gets it

Now it’s time for Catholics of good will everywhere to stand with the German Church and insist the Vatican change teachings that hurt people.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

James Finn - The Blog

Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

James Finn

Written by

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

James Finn - The Blog

Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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