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Kresta in the Afternoon – June 8, 2021 – Hour 1

Christoph Wimmer breaks down Cardinal Marx’s resignation and Greg Caridi reflects on how to correct our bishops.


Unpacking Cardinal Marx’s Resignation   

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich announced last week that he has offered his resignation to Pope Francis in response to the clerical sex abuse crisis in his country. What does this mean for the German church and the German Synodal path? Christoph Wimmer joins us.

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Cardinal Marx’s resignation manifesto

Cardinal Marx’s Resignation: An Act of Self-Preservation or Penance for the Sins of the Church in Germany?

Cardinal Marx offers resignation to Pope Francis

Cardinal Marx offers to resign

Christoph Wimmer is the head of CNA Deutcsh

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How to correct Bishops correctly

On Direct to My Desk last week, we look at Christ’s command to admonish the sinner and instruct the ignorant. Following this call is one thing when we’re just speaking to a loved one or friend, but what if the issue concerns a bishop? Is there a correct way to correct our bishops? Gregory Caridi talks about it.

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How to Correct Bishops Correctly

Gregory Caridi, a civil and canon lawyer, is chancellor for the Diocese of Dallas.

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