Skip to comments.The German Longing for Sects is Nothing New
Posted on 08/26/2010 3:05:52 AM PDT by 0beron
A Catholic Confessor-Bishop prepared the old liberals of yesterday an abrupt, but well-earned end.
By Alexander Bauer
[Kreuz.net] Already 200 years ago -- during the so-called Enlightenment -- starstruck, fashionable German Archbishops were infatuated with schism from the Catholic Church.
At a meeting in Bad Ems -- in the modern state of Rheinland-Pfalz -- the Archbishops of Germany declared their indedependence and pastoral authority from the Pope's in 1786.
They insisted in the principle, that every German Bishop with jurisdiction receives his power from God just as the Pope receives his. For this reason, they would not accept Papal regulations for their diocese.
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It’s just about sects. Move along.
O O kay!
Germans longing for sechs?
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