Posts Tagged ‘German’

Refugee camps like concentration camps says Pope Comments 3

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Despite sharp criticism for comparing refugee camps to concentration camps, Pope Francis is standing by his point of view. He has made the statement twice during the past fortnight: once on Saturday on during his in-flight press conference when he left Egypt. He was first reported saying on 22 April when he was meeting with Read more

The forgotten victims of Nazi euthanasia Comments 0

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

German historian Götz Aly is an expert on euthanasia during the Nazi era. In a SPIEGEL interview, he discusses why many accepted the murder of the handicapped and mentally ill, and how his own daughter has shaped his views on how the disabled should be treated today. Some 200,000 people who were mentally ill or Read more

He renounced his faith, but wanted to keep Catholic job Comments 0

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

A German court has ruled that a man who renounced his faith cannot claim a right to retain his job with a Catholic charity. The plaintiff had been dismissed by Caritas Germany after he changed his legal registration as a Catholic, in a public protest against Church policies. He said that his dismissal was a Read more