The Catholic bishopric of Eichstätt in Bavaria has incurred heavy losses in dubious overseas investments, German newspaper “Sueddeutsche Zeitung” reported.
German Federal Police recorded almost 100 attacks on Christians or Christian institutions in Germany in 2017.
Germany’s far-right AfD party fired back at criticism from church leaders charging them with taking on the same “disreputable role they played” during the Nazi era.
Sheikh Nahjan Mubarak al Nahjan, the minister for tolerance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has said that inadequate surveillance of mosques has led to Islamist terrorism in Germany.
The government called a national holiday and ceremonies in Wittenberg, where Martin Luther began a split in the Catholic Church that transformed the world.
The former choirmaster of a Catholic school in Germany where more than 500 children were reported to have been abused, including sexually, was a “fanatic” who was “feared” by pupils, his immediate successor said.
The European Court of Human Rights has upheld a Belgian ban on the public wearing of the full-face veil. The case was brought to the court by two Muslim women who said the ban violated their rights.
Pope Francis shook-up the Vatican’s administration Saturday by replacing the church’s top theologian with whom he often clashed.
“Fronleichnam” (Corpus Christie) is yet another public holiday in the Catholic states of Germany. It is one of the more obscure but colourful Catholic celebrations. What is Fronleichnam?
Dutch investigators are probing firebrand MP Geert Wilders over alleged inflammatory remarks about Islam made in a speech in Austria two years ago, prosecutors said on Friday.