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Archbishop Stephan Burger of Freiburg.

German archdiocese plans to cut parishes from 1,000 to 40

A German archdiocese is pressing ahead with plans to dramatically reduce the number of its parishes despite the Vatican’s decision... Read more

Bischof Stephan Ackermann of Trier.

Vatican halts German diocesan plan to turn 800 parishes into 35

The Vatican has intervened to halt a controversial plan to reorganize a German diocese.  Read more

Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, who may have failed to remove an abusive priest in 2006, at a press conference in Rome, Oct. 5, 2015.

Cardinal Marx faces accusations over handling of alleged abuse case

Accusations have been raised in a number of German media that Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising failed to... Read more