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German Circumcision

Influential Rabbi Addresses German Circumcision Controversy

AP | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion

BERLIN -- Israel's chief rabbi is in Germany for talks aimed at smoothing over a controversy over the legality of circumcising young boys. German law...

Angela Merkel Weighs In On German Circumcision Debate

Reuters | Stephen Brown | Posted 09.12.2012 | Religion

(Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman promised Germany's Jewish and Muslim communities on Friday they would be free to carry out circumcisi...

Germany Addresses Religious Freedom Complaints Over Circumcision Ruling

AP | Posted 08.31.2012 | Religion

BERLIN — Germany's foreign minister on Sunday offered assurances that Germany protects religious traditions after a court ruled that circumcisin...

Responding To Religious Outcry, German Court Attempts To Clarify Circumcision Ruling

Reuters | By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor | Posted 08.29.2012 | Religion

PARIS, June 29 (Reuters) - A widely criticised German court verdict on religious circumcision this week aims only to delay the act, not ban it, and ...

German Court Rules Religious Circumcision An Assault

AP | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion

BERLIN -- A German court has ruled that circumcising young boys on religious grounds amounts to bodily harm even if parents consent to the procedure. ...