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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...

German Group Slams Catholic Prayer Tax

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

BERLIN -- A Catholic reform group in Germany criticized the country's bishops Monday for declaring that believers who refuse to pay religious taxes wo...

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...