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My Family's Immigration Story

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.23.2017 | Women
Sue Kerr

This post was originally published at Pittsburgh Lesbian Correspondents blog. This was not something I thought about as a child in the 1970’s and 1...

Carol Kuruvilla

Germany's Catholic Church Just Took An Amazing Step For LGBT And Remarried Catholics | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.15.2015 | Religion

The Catholic Church in Germany is taking a stand for its remarried, lesbian, and gay employees. More than two-thirds of Germany’s 27 Roman Catho...

German Bishops Have Blunt Message For Vatican

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 04.05.2014 | Religion

PARIS, Feb 3 (Reuters) - Germany's Catholic bishops, responding to a worldwide Vatican survey, said on Monday that many Church teachings on sexual m...

German Bishops Push Reforms For Divorced Catholics

Reuters | Tom Heneghan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

PARIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Germany's Roman Catholic bishops plan to push ahead with proposed reforms to reinstate divorced and remarried parishioners...

German Catholics Wary About Upcoming Luther Festivities

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2012 | Religion

* 500th Reformation anniversary a major Protestant event * Catholics ready to attend if focus is wide enough * Bishop wa...

Pope Benedict's Visit To Germany Generates Anticipation, Tension

Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells c. 2011 Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) A German visiting Germany isn't normally big news. Even if it's a famous expatriate G...

Germans Leaving Catholic Church In Droves

Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion

By Niels Sorrells Religion News Service BERLIN (RNS) The number of Germans leaving the Roman Catholic Church rose dramatically in 2010 as Pope Benedi...