I snickered when I read this! How does the clearly out-of-touch LWF tell the Roman Catholic Church it is out of touch by upholding the ban against open communion? And the argument the LWFs representative?: faulty practice, that is practice out of line with RC theology, should be accepted and acknowledged to be good and right — it is the ecumenical thing to do.
Here’s the story: “Vatican sometimes out of touch, Lutheran tells synod”