Posts Tagged ‘German Church’

CDF prefect slams German church claims to moral leadership

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has attacked the German Catholic Church’s claim of world leadership on moral matters. Speaking at the launch of the German edition of Cardinal Robert Sarah’s book “God or Nothing – A Conversation on Faith”, Cardinal Gerhard Müller hit out at his national church. The Read more

German court upholds Catholic Church membership tax

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Judges at the Leipzig Federal Administrative Court in Germany agreed with Catholic bishops that German Catholics who refuse to pay a special church tax can be banned from Catholic worship. A report by Reuters said the verdict, which was based on German corporate law, upheld the system by which the state collects religious taxes from Read more