From the internationally bestselling author of ‘No god but God”, Reza Aslan, comes the fascinating, provocative, ‘Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.’ Jane Alexander of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch read it. Following is an excerpt of her review.
Germany’s Roman Catholic Church has criticized a call from the Protestant Church to recognize and respect lifestyles and family structures which deviate from traditional church norms.
A leading German Catholic cardinal says the government should encourage women to stay at home and breed – rather than bring immigrants into the country to solve its demographic problems.
Many Europeans may no longer be considering the Roman Catholic Church relevant in their personal and public lives, according to a news report.
Catholics all over Germany marked Benedict XVI’s last day as pope with an outpouring of national pride. Meanwhile, the country’s clergy has rallied behind the outgoing pontiff.
The German Catholic Church ruled on Thursday that the use of the morning-after pill was acceptable in certain cases for rape victims.
For the first time in the history of Polish Christianity, all representatives of the Polish Ecumenical Council, together with the president of the Bishops’ Conference of Poland, signed a document on the protection of creation.
Germany’s leading Catholic said on Monday he expected Church guidelines for the morning-after pill to be relaxed so Catholic institutions nationwide can give the pill to rape victims.
A breakaway traditionalist group has expelled Bishop Richard Williamson, a British prelate who in 2009 sparked a global crisis in Jewish-Catholic relations for denying the Holocaust shortly before Pope Benedict XVI readmitted him to the church.
A house of prayer and learning for all is planned for Berlin's Petriplatz. But a building alone can't bring understanding, says the architect.