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Kirsten Grieshaber - Associated Press
German Catholics will bless same-sex unions at about 100 different services all over the country this week.
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Kirsten Grieshaber - Associated PressDaniel Niemann - Associated Press
A report commissioned by Germany’s Cologne archdiocese on church officials’ handling of past cases of sexual abuse found 75 cases in which high-ranking officials neglected their duties.
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Kirsten Grieshaber - Associated Press
One prominent Jewish student group accused the anti-migrant party on Wednesday as being “one of the biggest threats to Jewish ... life in Germany.”
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Kirsten Grieshaber - Associated Press
The apology came on the same day that Pope Francis acknowledged that the sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church was driving people away.
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Kirsten Grieshaber - Associated Press
A report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany says 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014, two leading German media outlets said Wednesday.
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Kirsten Grieshaber - Associated Press
"For our community this is very sad and I personally find it horrendous that these death threats have succeeded in pushing our priest out."