Catholic official calls for end to celibacy for priests
Germany

Catholic official calls for end to celibacy for priests

Alois Glück, the new head of Germany’s main Catholic association, on Tuesday called for an end to celibacy vows for priests.

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’
Italy

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’

Six things to know about Catholicism in Germany
Germany

Six things to know about Catholicism in Germany

French bishops plead pardon from paedophilia victims
France

French bishops plead pardon from paedophilia victims

What did you think of the Pope’s rabbit rant?
Italy

What did you think of the Pope’s rabbit rant?

Catholic Church launches child sex abuse probe
Germany

Catholic Church launches child sex abuse probe

‘I’ll make Catholic Church heard in Germany again’
Germany

‘I’ll make Catholic Church heard in Germany again’

Cologne’s controversial cardinal resigns
Germany

Cologne’s controversial cardinal resigns

‘Untrusting’ Catholics rush to leave church
Germany

‘Untrusting’ Catholics rush to leave church

Vatican calls rebel German diocese to order
Germany

Vatican calls rebel German diocese to order

Bishop racks up €31 million building bill
Germany

Bishop racks up €31 million building bill

‘Lavish’ bishop flies Ryanair for Pope talks
Germany

‘Lavish’ bishop flies Ryanair for Pope talks

French Church changes ‘blasphemous’ prayer
France

French Church changes ‘blasphemous’ prayer

Pope calls for ‘justice’ for Catholic divorcees
Italy

Pope calls for ‘justice’ for Catholic divorcees

Catholics rise up against bishop’s leadership
Germany

Catholics rise up against bishop’s leadership

Lack of Catholics kills holiday in unlucky areas
Germany

Lack of Catholics kills holiday in unlucky areas

Student priests sacked for Hitler salutes
Germany

Student priests sacked for Hitler salutes

Fire resurrects ‘devil talk’ in exorcism town
Germany

Fire resurrects ‘devil talk’ in exorcism town

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed
Germany

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed

Catholic churches up for sale on eBay
Germany

Catholic churches up for sale on eBay

Facebook ‘censors’ radio host’s pope criticism
Germany

Facebook ‘censors’ radio host’s pope criticism

Pope Francis surprises German Catholic bishops
Germany

Pope Francis surprises German Catholic bishops

Bullies, bishops, big gaps, and The Hoff
Germany

Bullies, bishops, big gaps, and The Hoff

Cardinal: Picking pope like ‘visiting the dentist’
Germany

Cardinal: Picking pope like ‘visiting the dentist’

German Catholics bid farewell to their pope
Germany

German Catholics bid farewell to their pope

Pope’s exit saddens Bavarian hometown
Germany

Pope’s exit saddens Bavarian hometown

‘Benedict’s resignation was his biggest reform’
Germany

‘Benedict’s resignation was his biggest reform’

Top bishop expects new morning-after pill rules
Germany

Top bishop expects new morning-after pill rules

Church backs morning-after pill for rape victims
Germany

Church backs morning-after pill for rape victims

Germany’s Pope Benedict to step down
Germany

Germany’s Pope Benedict to step down

Archbishop Meisner sees growing ‘Catholic-phobia’
Germany

Archbishop Meisner sees growing ‘Catholic-phobia’

Court fines British bishop for Holocaust denial
Germany

Court fines British bishop for Holocaust denial

Catholic Church thwarts child abuse investigation
Germany

Catholic Church thwarts child abuse investigation

Bishop: Jesus would be your Facebook friend
Germany

Bishop: Jesus would be your Facebook friend

Roman Catholic church reveals sex abuse figures
Germany

Roman Catholic church reveals sex abuse figures

Bishop calls for blasphemy laws
Germany

Bishop calls for blasphemy laws

Organist fired for ‘living in sin’ wins payout
Germany

Organist fired for ‘living in sin’ wins payout

Pope’s German friend to guard Vatican orthodoxy
Germany

Pope’s German friend to guard Vatican orthodoxy

Court: Catholic church can fire lesbian
Germany

Court: Catholic church can fire lesbian

Priests rebel to include remarried divorcees
Germany

Priests rebel to include remarried divorcees

Some sex abusers ‘should work in church’
Germany

Some sex abusers ‘should work in church’

Statue scares public, angers art buffs
Germany

Statue scares public, angers art buffs

Defrocked, defrauded: man cons abusive bishop
Germany

Defrocked, defrauded: man cons abusive bishop

Cathedral usher caught stealing cash donations
Germany

Cathedral usher caught stealing cash donations

Repentant Catholics drop erotica publisher
Germany

Repentant Catholics drop erotica publisher

‘The MPs who didn’t come have missed out’
Germany

‘The MPs who didn’t come have missed out’

Pope urges faith in Church at Berlin mass
Germany

Pope urges faith in Church at Berlin mass

Joy, protests and apathy await pope in Germany
Germany

Joy, protests and apathy await pope in Germany

‘I liked the Polish pope better’
Germany

‘I liked the Polish pope better’

Catholics demand reform ahead of pope visit
Germany

Catholics demand reform ahead of pope visit

Pope’s visit sparks security lockdown
Germany

Pope’s visit sparks security lockdown

Monastery pays €700,000 to victims of abuse
Germany

Monastery pays €700,000 to victims of abuse

Vandals pee in holy water of Catholic church
Germany

Vandals pee in holy water of Catholic church

Priests no more likely to commit sex abuse than other men, researcher says
Germany

Priests no more likely to commit sex abuse than other men, researcher says

Holocaust denial verdict against UK bishop upheld
Germany

Holocaust denial verdict against UK bishop upheld

Catholic Church to allow access to internal files
Germany

Catholic Church to allow access to internal files

Pope visit set to draw huge crowds
Germany

Pope visit set to draw huge crowds

Catholic doctors offer homeopathic ‘treatment’ for homosexuality
Germany

Catholic doctors offer homeopathic ‘treatment’ for homosexuality

Trier abbot calls for monk’s abuse victims to come forward
Germany

Trier abbot calls for monk’s abuse victims to come forward

Registration begins for tickets for pope visit
Germany

Registration begins for tickets for pope visit

Catholics quit church in droves last year
Germany

Catholics quit church in droves last year

Catholics urge ditching celibacy rule for priests
Germany

Catholics urge ditching celibacy rule for priests

Priest charged with embezzling over €1 mln
Germany

Priest charged with embezzling over €1 mln

Catholic abuse victims offered firm payout
Germany

Catholic abuse victims offered firm payout

Archbishop: Church must proselytize Germany
Germany

Archbishop: Church must proselytize Germany

Bandits beat and rob Catholic priest
Germany

Bandits beat and rob Catholic priest

Church fears low turnout for pope’s Berlin visit
Germany

Church fears low turnout for pope’s Berlin visit

Munich Church hid abuse allegations for decades
Germany

Munich Church hid abuse allegations for decades

Sex abuse victims still waiting for Catholic Church compensation
Germany

Sex abuse victims still waiting for Catholic Church compensation

Archbishop Zollitsch says Catholic Church ‘failed’ in abuse scandal
Germany

Archbishop Zollitsch says Catholic Church ‘failed’ in abuse scandal

Jesuits planning compensation for sex abuse victims
Germany

Jesuits planning compensation for sex abuse victims

Catholic priest charged with raping teen girl
Germany

Catholic priest charged with raping teen girl

Gay German theologian lashes Catholic Church
Germany

Gay German theologian lashes Catholic Church

Hamburg bishop quits amid abuse allegations
Germany

Hamburg bishop quits amid abuse allegations

Catholic abbot returns to office despite abuse scandal
Germany

Catholic abbot returns to office despite abuse scandal

Married father of four ordained as Catholic priest
Germany

Married father of four ordained as Catholic priest

Mixa backs down, promises to go quietly
Germany

Mixa backs down, promises to go quietly

Holy division and cynicism
Germany

Holy division and cynicism

Secret Mixa file details alcohol and sexual abuse
Germany

Secret Mixa file details alcohol and sexual abuse

Mixa wants his case reviewed by Vatican
Germany

Mixa wants his case reviewed by Vatican

Archbishop investigated for abetting sex abuse
Germany

Archbishop investigated for abetting sex abuse

Study uncovers 205 cases of Jesuit abuse
Germany

Study uncovers 205 cases of Jesuit abuse

Investigation into sex abuse by Mixa dropped
Germany

Investigation into sex abuse by Mixa dropped

Käßmann stirs Catholics with pill speech
Germany

Käßmann stirs Catholics with pill speech

Christians gather for interfaith congress
Germany

Christians gather for interfaith congress

Church member leader urges end to celibacy for Catholic priests
Germany

Church member leader urges end to celibacy for Catholic priests

Bishop Mixa investigated for sex abuse
Germany

Bishop Mixa investigated for sex abuse

Teen expelled from Catholic school for leaving Church
Germany

Teen expelled from Catholic school for leaving Church

Bishop Mixa admits cuffing kids as wine and art bills come to light
Germany

Bishop Mixa admits cuffing kids as wine and art bills come to light

Number of Jesuit abuse victims continues to climb
Germany

Number of Jesuit abuse victims continues to climb

Hitler may have tried stealing the Shroud of Turin
Germany

Hitler may have tried stealing the Shroud of Turin

Jews slam Catholic anti-Semitism remarks
Germany

Jews slam Catholic anti-Semitism remarks

Church admits abuse victims came second
Germany

Church admits abuse victims came second

Child abuse reported at East German institutions
Germany

Child abuse reported at East German institutions

Bishop Mixa accused of abusing children
Germany

Bishop Mixa accused of abusing children

20 Trier diocese priests accused of sex abuse
Germany

20 Trier diocese priests accused of sex abuse

Vatican denies pope failed to stop paedophile
Germany

Vatican denies pope failed to stop paedophile

Trust in Catholic Church plummets amid abuse scandal
Germany

Trust in Catholic Church plummets amid abuse scandal

Zollitsch says pope ‘warning’ German clergy
Germany

Zollitsch says pope ‘warning’ German clergy

Church suspends priest whom Benedict helped
Germany

Church suspends priest whom Benedict helped

Child abuse scandal spreads to Catholic dorm
Germany

Child abuse scandal spreads to Catholic dorm

Abuse scandal hits elite progressive school
Germany

Abuse scandal hits elite progressive school

Pope’s brother oblivious to choir sexual abuse
Germany

Pope’s brother oblivious to choir sexual abuse

Minister lauds Bavarian church for taking sex abuse to the law
Germany

Minister lauds Bavarian church for taking sex abuse to the law

Catholic child abuse scandal widens
Germany

Catholic child abuse scandal widens

Bishop Mixa under fire for sexual abuse scandal comments
Germany

Bishop Mixa under fire for sexual abuse scandal comments

Two women implicated in Catholic school sex abuse scandal
Germany

Two women implicated in Catholic school sex abuse scandal

At least 94 Catholic abuse cases suspected: report
Germany

At least 94 Catholic abuse cases suspected: report

Third man confesses in Jesuit sex abuse scandal
Germany

Third man confesses in Jesuit sex abuse scandal

Jesuit school sex abuse scandal spreads through Germany
Germany

Jesuit school sex abuse scandal spreads through Germany

Former Jesuit teacher admits abuse
Germany

Former Jesuit teacher admits abuse

Catholics back Protestant criticism of Afghanistan war
Germany

Catholics back Protestant criticism of Afghanistan war

St. Pius X brotherhood attacks Catholic bishops
Germany

St. Pius X brotherhood attacks Catholic bishops

Top bishop connects atheism to genocide
Germany

Top bishop connects atheism to genocide

Catholic groups urge Germans to back pope
Germany

Catholic groups urge Germans to back pope

Praise and anger for Merkel’s pope criticism
Germany

Praise and anger for Merkel’s pope criticism

Merkel: Pope’s comments on Holocaust denial ‘insufficient’
Germany

Merkel: Pope’s comments on Holocaust denial ‘insufficient’

A German Pope’s dangerous dance with Holocaust deniers
Germany

A German Pope’s dangerous dance with Holocaust deniers

Archbishop calls rehabilitiation of Holocaust denier a ‘mistake’
Germany

Archbishop calls rehabilitiation of Holocaust denier a ‘mistake’

Jewish leader breaks with Catholics over Holocaust row
Germany

Jewish leader breaks with Catholics over Holocaust row

Bavarian bishop says sinful Berlin ripe for missionary work
Germany

Bavarian bishop says sinful Berlin ripe for missionary work

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Germany

Planned Polish exorcism centre draws Germans

Catholics fined over ‘Jesus excrement’ protest
France

Catholics fined over ‘Jesus excrement’ protest

Inter-faith advocate to lead French Catholics
France

Inter-faith advocate to lead French Catholics

Headteacher abused over lesson on Islam
France

Headteacher abused over lesson on Islam

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France

Bishop warns of ‘Catholic Islamophobia’

Catholics mark festival with anti-gay prayer
France

Catholics mark festival with anti-gay prayer

Host refugees at Christmas: Berlin bishop
Germany

Host refugees at Christmas: Berlin bishop

Catholics back morning- after pill for rape victims
Germany

Catholics back morning- after pill for rape victims

Catholic hospitals refused rape victim help
Germany

Catholic hospitals refused rape victim help

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France

Gay marriage bill launched despite protests

Before pope visit, Merkel warns against ‘advance of secularism’
Germany

Before pope visit, Merkel warns against ‘advance of secularism’

Court rules adulterous Church organist unfairly fired
Germany

Court rules adulterous Church organist unfairly fired

Merkel: paedophilia not just a Church problem
Germany

Merkel: paedophilia not just a Church problem