Vatican declares Pope’s visit to Britain a success
German Jesuits offer abuse victims compensation
German book channels public’s immigrant angst
Danish Muhammad cartoonist receives German prize
Fla. pastor on fringe of US Christian life
POTSDAM - German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday described as “abhorrent” plans by a US pastor to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001, terrorist attack.
Germany’s central bank rejects racist comments
Bundesbank: top banker’s comments unacceptable
Divisive German banker launches immigration book
Poles hope deadly knights will now bring some good
Germany: memorial service for Love Parade victims
German soccer gets ruling on Ramadan fasting
Experts slam organizers over Germany stampede
Survey: Europeans back veil ban, Americans opposed
AP INTERVIEW: Passion Play called more balanced
Pope lays out terms for accused German bishop
Germany bishop who resigned sticks to his decision
Bishop says he was pressured into resignation
Germany: 205 claims of abuse at Jesuit schools
Once-a-decade passion play opening
OBERAMMERGAU, Germany — Time advances slowly in this Alpine village, measured in decade-long spans between performances of Oberammergau’s nearly 400-year-old enactment of the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Pope: Bad seeds in priesthood can’t obscure good
AUGSBURG - There is no proof that embattled German Bishop Walter Mixa sexually abused children, a prosecutor said Friday.
German bishop offers to resign over abuse
BERLIN — A leading conservative Roman Catholic bishop in Germany has written to Pope Benedict XVI offering to resign amid persistent allegations of physical abuse of children and financial misconduct, the Augsburg Diocese said Thursday.
Report: German bishop offers to quit
BERLIN — A German bishop is offering his resignation after a flap over allegations of physical abuse and financial misconduct, his hometown newspaper reported Wednesday.
DC church officials ID German priest ordered home
Bishop convicted for denying Holocaust
BERLIN — A German court convicted ultraconservative British Bishop Richard Williamson on Friday of denying the Holocaust in a television interview.
Bishop Williamson convicted of Holocaust denial
Bishop tried for allegedly denying Holocaust
Europe struggles with Muslim dress code
ANTWERP, Belgium — Chances of seeing a burqa in Belgium are only a little better than spotting a liquor shop in Saudi Arabia. Yet Belgium soon may be the first European nation to outlaw the burqa and other Islamic garb that completely hides a woman’s body and face.
German theologian urges bishops to disobey pope
European abuse hot lines log jump in calls
Church: Norway bishop resigned in ‘09 over abuse
German bishop attacked during Easter service
Catholics find ties to the church tested by crisis
Egypt’s Mubarak returns home 3 weeks after surgery
German diocese say 6 accused over abuse
REGENSBURG, Germany — The Regensburg diocese in the pope’s native Bavaria says six people there face sexual abuse allegations, many of them dating back decades.
Aga Khan’s Islamic treasures go on show in Berlin
First post-op images of Egyptian president appear
German bishop surprised at number of abuse cases
Pope’s former diocese admits error over priest
Official: Pope brother’s apology ‘wonderful sign’
Muslim fashion label conquers streets of Europe
Pope’s brother says he would testify in abuse case
Egyptian president has gall bladder operation
Egyptian president to have gall bladder operation
Pope’s brother’s choir faces abuse claims
BERLIN — The Regensburg Diocese says a former member claims he was abused while singing with Germany’s leading Roman Catholic boys’ choir that was led for 30 years by the brother of Pope Benedict XVI.
German Lutheran church leader gets support
Berlin film follows Muslims struggling with crises
DONAUESCHINGEN - A German dentist refused to treat a 16-year-old boy this week because his first name means Jihad, the youth’s father said Friday.
Pope: End of Nazism made me happy
VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI says the end of Nazi rule in his homeland of Germany made him happy and allowed him to resume studies for the priesthood.