However, no matter how bad it gets, with heresies galore rampaging through the Church, we have Christ's promise that he will never abandon his Body, His Bride. How long, O Lord, how long?
Talking to cruxnow.com (May 28), Chaput explains that the German proposal for Protestant Communion puts a lot at stake: the identity of the Church, the meaning of the sacraments, or the nature of the Real Presence.
Once the first step towards Protestant Communion is taken, “pressure to widen intercommunion will naturally increase, with diminishing reasons and credibility to resist it”.
Chaput adds, “What happens in Germany will not stay in Germany.”