The Vatican said it disapproves of its challenge to church teaching on whether Catholics who remarry can receive Communion, saying the issue will be discussed by the whole church at a meeting next year of the world’s bishops.
Just over 65 per cent of voters in the Italian-speaking region of Ticino voted in favour of banning the veil, according to preliminary votes of Sunday’s referendum.
A Muslim girl in Germany on Wednesday lost her bid to be exempted from swimming lessons at her co-educational school based on her religious beliefs.
Will Berlin cancel Christmas this year? Germany’s multicultural capital is experimenting with religious neutrality to make all its residents feel more at home. Deutsche Welle’s Louise Osborne is all for it.
German Catholics have rebelled against a bishop, attacking his leadership style and reading out a letter in a cathedral calling for change.
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.