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German Church

$20,000 Bathtub And $482,000 Closets Are Just Tip Of German Catholic Iceberg

Religion News Service | Nele Mailin Obermueller and Jabeen Bhatti | Posted 10.24.2013 | Religion

BERLIN (RNS) The $20,000 bathtub and $482,000 walk-in closets ordered by “Bishop Bling-Bling” — the moniker of Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the...

Walter Mixa, German Bishop, Accused Of Brutally Beating Orphaned Girls

Times London | Roger Boyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One of the Pope's closest conservative allies in Germany, Bishop Walter Mixa, has been accused of brutally beating and flogging children in his care....

Georg Ratzinger, Pope's Brother, Linked To Child Abuse Scandal Rocking Church In Germany

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Jerome Taylor, The Independent A series of allegations in Germany and Holland have plunged the Catholic Church into a renewed crisis over how it has ...

Margot Kaessmann, Head Of German Church, Charged With Drunk Driving

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Bishop Margot Kaessmann, the controversial head of Germany's Protestant Church, has been arrested for drunk driving. Kaessmann, appointed the church'...