"For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs." (1 Timothy 6:10)
Can it truly be, though, that these German bishops would go so far as to try to distort the teachings of Jesus Christ Himself? Of course! And the problem certainly is not limited to Germany. It festers even now within US chanceries. For example, we need look no further than the DC bishops who fawn all over the CINO heavy-hitters who wield political and financial clout. What are they doing - especially in regard to Canon 915?
Here is the link to the Not-At-All Catholic Reporter article that Voris mentioned.