The European Court of Justice ruled that religious symbols may be prohibited in the workplace. To avoid discrimination, the ruling encompasses all religious groups. Critics disagree with this view. (DW)
One of Munich’s most important art galleries may have been undermined by the personnel manager of the Church of Scientology, according to leaked documents.
More than 400 police officers took part in raids linked to the mosque. Prosecutors have launched criminal investigations into the association’s activity, which is suspected of being a meeting point for radical Islamists.
The government of Bavaria has agreed to a new law which will ban certain Muslim religious clothing from public spaces.
Turkey’s religious affairs agency said on Friday it had recalled six clerics from Germany for exceeding their authority, but lashed out at German police for raiding the homes of preachers suspected of spying for Ankara.
The Christian cross will remain in Austrian court rooms, government ministers have said, despite a new program of policies which says that state representatives must “present themselves as religiously neutral”.
The decision on whether divorced and remarried Catholics can receive the Eucharist will be decided on an individual basis, German bishops have said. However, not all agree.
Police have confiscated tens of thousands of copies of a banned version of the Koran that came under fire for promoting religious hatred. Now the authorities must decide what to do with them.
Germany’s Protestant and Catholic churches on Monday criticized the high level of German weapons exports and called for a revision of laws governing the approval of deliveries to other countries.
A Palestinian woman is to be the Berlin senate’s secretary of state for coordinating federal and state affairs, but attention has focused on her recent remarks in support of Sharia law.