“Grateful and enriched”

Bishop Furst: "The laity perform extraordinarily valuable services." © KNA

For 16 years Bishop Gebhard Furst of Rottenburg was spiritual assistant to the Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK). At the International Convention he passes the baton to the Archbishop of Hamburg, Stefan Hebe. An interview to take stock.


“Objectively immoral”

The Vatican has announced a comprehensive reorganization of the "Legionaries of Christ" as a consequence of the scandal surrounding its founder, Marcial Maciel Degollado. The direction of the congregation and its internal power structures would have to be fundamentally revised, says a communique from the Vatican press office.