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Oct 9, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis has expressed “dramatic concern” about the Catholic Church in Germany, according to a bishop who met him this week.
Sep 28, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A German cardinal issued a stark warning Saturday about his country’s controversial “Synodal Way.”
Sep 25, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Germany’s Catholic bishops agreed this week to a uniform system for compensation payments to abuse survivors.
Sep 22, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A Vatican cardinal said Tuesday that Pope Francis has expressed concern about the Church in Germany.
Sep 21, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has criticized an appeal by German theologians for intercommunion between Catholics and Protestants. 
Sep 18, 2020 - 07:30 am .- The president of the German bishops’ conference dismissed Friday suggestions that the controversial “Synodal Way” could lead to a split in the Church.
Sep 3, 2020 - 05:00 am .- A Catholic bishop has sharply criticized a text produced by the German Church’s “Synodal Way” forum on the role of women.
Aug 31, 2020 - 04:30 am .- An unknown assailant punched a priest during Sunday Mass in Berlin, Germany.
Jul 20, 2020 - 07:15 am .- The Church in Germany received more money in church tax than ever before in 2019 despite losing a record number of members.
Jul 9, 2020 - 08:15 am .- A survey released Thursday found that 30% of German Catholics are considering leaving the Church.
Jun 27, 2020 - 11:30 am .- Pope Francis “appreciates” the German Church’s “Synodal Way,” the president of the German bishops’ conference said after meeting with the pope Saturday. 
Jun 26, 2020 - 07:30 am .- A record number of Catholics formally left the Church in Germany in 2019, according to official figures released Friday. 
Jun 24, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- The president of the leading Catholic women’s organization in Germany has declared her support for "reproductive rights" – including, "as a last, terrible resort" abortion – and for an initiative supported by the International Planned Parenthood Federation.
Jun 3, 2020 - 01:31 pm .- The president of the German bishops' conference has called for a synod in Rome that would discuss resolutions of the German "synodal process" at the level of the universal Church.
May 28, 2020 - 04:32 pm .- An auxiliary bishop of the German archdiocese of Cologne has announced he is no longer participating in the "Synodal Forum" on sexuality that is part of the "Synodal Process" underway in Germany.
May 26, 2020 - 08:00 am .- A record number of people left the Church in the German Archdiocese of Munich and Freising last year, a local statistical office said Tuesday.
Feb 21, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis prayed Friday for the victims of a shooting in Germany that killed nine people at two hookah bars.
Jan 10, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- A radical feminist group has taken credit for an ongoing series of attacks on pro-life advocates in Germany, including the vandalism of two churches and the burning of a pro-life journalist's car.
Nov 25, 2019 - 12:55 pm .- The German bishops' conference announced Monday that a ceremonial "Synodal Candle" will be lit on the first Sunday of Advent to officially launch the nation’s "synodal process," which is scheduled to run over two years and pass resolutions about Church life in Germany.
Oct 5, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The revolution that reunited Germany was not, at first sight, a Christian one. But it was a peaceful revolution that was supported and made possible by courageous Christians and Christianity.

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