faced with several complaints, the diocese reduces the frequency of bell tolls

A local resident complained about the bells ringing every quarter of an hour and ended up winning her case, forcing the diocese of Angoulême to act. The bells of the cathedral will still ring in Place Saint-Pierre in Angoulême (Charente), but no longer every quarter of an hour. After repeated complaints from at least one […]

Diocese of Regensburg: carol singers visit Federal President – Bavaria

The Dreikönigssingen is considered the world’s largest solidarity campaign in which children get involved for children. According to the Kindermissionswerk, the carol singers have collected around 1.27 billion euros since the campaign started in 1959. The donations went to 77,400 projects for disadvantaged and needy girls and boys in Africa, Latin America, Asia, Oceania and […]

Anti-Semitic image of the church: Controversy over the “false” Jesus

Dhe benches are made of plain brown wood. No ornaments, just bag hooks. Light shines through rectangular windows into the evangelical church in Offenbach’s Bieber district. There are no window pictures. Hardly anything distracts the eye from the monumental mural on the back of the sanctuary when entering the church. About five meters wide and […]

Anti-Semitic image of the church: Controversy over the “false” Jesus

Dhe benches are made of plain brown wood. No ornaments, just bag hooks. Light shines through rectangular windows into the evangelical church in Offenbach’s Bieber district. There are no window pictures. Hardly anything distracts the eye from the monumental mural on the back of the sanctuary when entering the church. About five meters wide and […]

Zelensky Raids Largest Church in Ukraine, Claiming Spiritual Independence

loading… Ukrainian officials stand by the entrance to the monastery complex of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine, November 22, 2022. Photo/REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced new measures banning religious institutions deemed to have ties to Russia. He said the move was meant to safeguard the nation’s “spiritual independence” amid Kiev’s […]

Church President Volker Jung for speed limit

Dhe President of the Evangelical Church in Hesse and Nassau (EKHN), Volker Jung, will slow down a bit in the future. At the synod of the state church in Offenbach, he supported the demand made by the Evangelical Church in Germany for a speed limit on German roads. He also campaigned for the voluntary commitment […]

These are no longer isolated cases. A wave is rising in the Church

Nevertheless, Iza got involved in the diocesan stage of the synod on synodality, which began last year on the initiative of Pope Francis. “The Synod helped me leave the Catholic Church,” he says. – During these meetings I realized that this is the moment. I have met people who think similarly, who are outraged by […]

Church – Freiburg (Breisgau) – Archdiocese of Freiburg suspended clergyman – politics

Home Politics Baden-Wuerttemberg Church – Freiburg (Breisgau):Archdiocese of Freiburg suspends clergyman Nov 20, 2022 at 3:33 p.m Directly from the dpa news channel Freiburg (dpa / lsw) – The Archdiocese of Freiburg has released a religious from his duties with immediate effect. This was announced by the Archdiocese on Sunday. In agreement with the leadership […]

German bishops spoke to Pope about Cardinal Woelki | North Rhine-Westphalia

During their visit to the Vatican, German bishops pointed out to Pope Francis the burden of uncertainty in the case of Cologne Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki. “It was made very clear that the situation in the archdiocese is becoming increasingly unbearable, including for the archbishop,” said the chairman of the German Bishops’ Conference (DBK), Georg […]