Cardinal Rainer Woelki

Bishop Schneider: ‘The Pope cannot be silent as he watches the wolves devour the flock’

Bishop Athanasius Schneider speaks out against the German bishops’ ‘synodal path.’ By Diane Montagna, LifeSite News, February 3, 2020 Pope Francis has the duty to prevent bishops in Germany from leading clergy and faithful down the “synodal path” over the precipice of heresy,... read more

10 German Dioceses Push for Major Changes During Upcoming ‘Synodal Path’

According to a joint open letter released in Germany, vicars general say ‘fundamental reform’ is ‘essential’ and ask that accusations that participants are ‘lacking orthodoxy’ be avoided during the two-year synodal process. Edward Pentin Blog, November 6, 2019 Now that the... read more

German cardinal: preachers have ‘failed’ when laity demand overthrow of Church’s sexual teachings

Dr. Maike Hickson. LifeSiteNews, March 28, 2019 Cardinal Rainer Woelki – the archbishop of Cologne and successor of dubia Cardinal Joachim Meisner – has commented on the recent calls for the Church to overhaul her teachings on celibacy and sexuality. He said it causes him sorrow that... read more