… by this. While some German Christian Democrats only asked the Pope to abolish celibacy for priests, 144 German *Catholic* s.l. theology professors (that’s one third of the total) demand ‘open dialogue’ on, among other things:

  • abolishion of celibacy for priests
  • ordination of women
  • no longer ‘excluding’ remarried divorcees and active homosexuals
  • abolition of any liturgy worth that name (pardon: no centralised unification in liturgical matters preventing the inclusion of the experiences and modes of expression of today, and whatnot, in liturgy)
  • the Church begging pardon for her sins, which include ‘perverting the bibilical message of freedom into a rigorous morality without mercy’

Full text and all 144 names here (in German).