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Is Cardinal Woelki Being Targeted Because of His Concerns About Germany’s Synodal Path?

Is Cardinal Woelki Being Targeted Because of His Concerns About Germany’s Synodal Path?VATICAN CITY — At the same time as a newly leaked document shows just how determined German Church leaders are to push their synodal path, one of the controversial initiative’s most prominent critics, Cardinal Rainer Woelki of Cologne, is being targeted by opponents over his alleged failures regarding the handling of an abuse allegation. Over the past few months, the archbishop of Cologne has been subjected to fierce attacks from parish councils, priests and most recently the diocesan council over the alleged mishandling. The cardinal has also…