The bishop of Würzburg expressly invites interdenominat-ional couples to take the Eucharist.
Sixty percent of the country's dioceses have no ordinations; nationwide only 114 new priests are being ordained in 2018.
Vatican investigates the Memphis diocese after hundreds of complaints about the new bishop by clergy and laymen.
Cardinal McCarrick, influential in the capital and nationwide, is removed from public ministry by the Vatican over abuse allegations.
500 priests sign a statement in support of Humanae Vitae, praising the Church's 'noble vision of procreative love.'
The prime minister says Catholic hospitals will be required to perform abortions. Doctors and nurses will be able to opt out but publicly funded institutions will not.
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