The shooter entered the religious service in the city’s main Kingdom Hall. The attacker, who killed himself, was a former member of the group and had acquired the weapon legally.
The mainline EKD loses 2.9% of its membership in only one year. For the first time, the figure exceeds the number of deaths of members.
The 20-year-old Christian wants to use her platform to “serve God and my neighbours”. She has a heart for church planting and reaching the Generation Z.
In Germany, the possession and cultivation of cannabis could soon be exempt from punishment. Yet it is not a harmless stimulant - and endangers young people in particular, say experts.
A large majority refuses the initiative of the AfD party saying it would criminalise Muslims and is based on “wrong” data.
Holocaust Memorial Day is again widely commemorated. And for good reason. Even after decades, the world is still asking: How could such a thing happen in civilised Europe?
62% believe “science can give answers to all the big problems of the 21st century” but 51% do not see a conflict with religion.
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The views of 10 European Christians, including a Protestant worker expelled from Turkey, an Albanian pastor defending his freedom of expression, an Ukrainian missionary seeking to return home, and a Spanish mime successful in Germany.
The first results of the “synodal process” in European dioceses are attacks on the Tridentine paradigm.
“We do not see it as an attack on religious freedom”, said the German Evangelical Alliance. Minister of State for Culture propose to cover the Bible verse with “reflecting texts”.
Recent surveys in Germany and the Netherlands analyse the daily decisions of church members to see if they differ from the rest of society.
Carlos Martínez celebrates 40 years on stage and analyses his career. ‘Silence must be part of our communication inside and outside the church’.
The problem of modern slavery was made visible in Bournemouth, Stuttgart, Valencia, Bern, Innsbruck, Sofia, Copenhagen, and dozens of other cities.
Churches see it as further push to privatise the faith of citizens. Around half included their religion in birth and wedding registrations.
Country's population increased by 843,000 people in 6 months, reaching 84 million. German evangelicals continue to actively help Ukrainian refugees.
In a country with strong LGBTQ movements inside Protestantism, the Federation of Free Evangelical Churches starts to face internal tensions, as seen in the last General Assembly.
Germany, Switzerland, and Austria will host the musical. The project with a large choir promoted by “Creative Church” wants to show what was behind Luther King’s famous “I have a dream”.
Rome fears that the pendulum of Catholicity breaks the framework of Romanism.
Christians agree that “suicide should not be seen as a normal form of dying in society”. A new law is expected before the end of 2022.
Human rights activists and pastors denounce that “the recognition rate of asylum applications has dropped from close to 100% to close to single digits”.
Thousands of Germans travel to the island on their holidays. Over 160 Christians from Germany and Switzerland share the gospel with them, along with local believers.
Assisted suicide is being discussed in the Parliament. “If assisted suicide became normal, that would have consequences”, MPs say. Christians support the proposal.
For the first time, less than half of Germans belong to one of the two mainstream churches.
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