Germany

Thumbnail 20161220t1052 6934 cns pope berlin terrorism Bishops mourn victims of deadly truck detour on Berlin Christmas market

Vatican City, Dec 20, 2016 / 01:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After 12 people were killed when a truck rammed into crowds at a Berlin Christmas market,...

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Thumbnail cardinal marx at the german bishops press conference at the teutonic college on october 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 10 5 15 Cardinal Marx faces accusations over handling of alleged abuse case

Trier, Germany, Aug 19, 2016 / 12:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Accusations have been raised in a number of German media that Cardinal Reinhard Marx of...

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Thumbnail xanten cathedral germany credit daniel mennerich via flickr cc by nc nd cna Critic: German Catholicism is rich – but in the wrong ways

The Catholic Church in Germany is “spiritually impoverished and in decline, yet rich in material means.” That is the diagnosis of Anian Christoph...

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Thumbnail freiburger mnster or the cathedral of freiburg im breisgau on april 9 2014 credit stadt freiburg via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 5 30 14 Freiburg archdiocese given new bishop, from among its priests

Father Stephan Burger, a priest of the Archdiocese of Freiburg im Breisgau, was appointed archbishop of the same local Church, vacant since...

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Thumbnail the reichstag building where the bundestag meets credit jan zeschky via flickr  cc by nc 20 cna German bishops criticize parliament's approval of gay marriage

Berlin, Germany, Jun 30, 2017 / 12:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Heiner Koch of Berlin expressed his regret Friday at the German parliament’s...

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Thumbnail cardinals greet each other after the consistory on november 24 2012 in st peters basilica credit lewis ashton glancy cna cna500x320 vatican catholic news 11 24 12 cna German prelate breaks rank with Cardinal Marx, insists on fidelity to Rome

A German cardinal has publicly opposed the words of two other German bishops who have suggested that the nation’s Church can form its own policies...

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Thumbnail rb treuchtlingen gemnden german regional train credit slzi via wikipedia cc by sa 30 cna Local bishop expresses dismay over German train attack

Würzburg, Germany, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of Monday night's terror attack by an Afghan Islamist on a train and...

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Thumbnail ewtn rudolf gehrig cna March for life in Berlin draws thousands

Berlin, Germany, Sep 17, 2016 / 04:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 7,500 people took part in the annual March for Life in Berlin on Saturday,...

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Thumbnail gettyimages  cna Munich archbishop, Benedict XVI grieve deadly shooting

Munich, Germany, Jul 23, 2016 / 08:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The archbishop of Munich has called for prayers for the victims of Friday’s deadly...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets ewtn germany chief martin rothweiler at the general audience in st peters square sept 7 2016 credit losservatore romano 1 cna Pope blesses picture of Mother Angelica for EWTN Germany

Vatican City, Sep 9, 2016 / 09:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During the general audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis blessed a framed picture of Mother...

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Thumbnail 20161220t1052 6936 cns pope berlin terrorism Pope Francis pleads for end to 'homicidal madness' of terrorism

Vatican City, Dec 20, 2016 / 06:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- What are being called two major acts of terrorism in just the past 24 hours have prompted...

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Thumbnail elena klett refugees Refugees still welcomed in Germany: A young Catholic discusses working with the displaced in Europe

Elena Klett teaches German to refugees who have fled to her homeland from Syria, Pakistan, Nigeria, Eritrea, Gambia and other war-racked nations....

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