Observations: A new way for rest of Church: Unusual Japanese weddings

Observations: A new way for rest of Church: Unusual Japanese weddings

January 28th, 2021 | 5:51 AM | E235
EPISODE SUMMARY

The Catholic Church in Japan has a unique practice, providing wedding ceremonies for non-Christians. As new civil and social forms of shared life appear in various places, that practice may be a hint of how the Church can respond to new realities, showing care while maintaining its traditional sacramental system. Father William Grimm, who lives in Japan,  shares some thoughts on this.

EPISODE SUMMARY

The Catholic Church in Japan has a unique practice, providing wedding ceremonies for non-Christians. As new civil and social forms of shared life appear in various places, that practice may be a hint of how the Church can respond to new realities, showing care while maintaining its traditional sacramental system. Father William Grimm, who lives in Japan,  shares some thoughts on this.
Produced by Binu Alex

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Show Contributors
John Laurenson, Father William Grimm, Binu Alex