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Abbess may face landmark trial for refusing to pay fine Comments 0

Monday, July 27th, 2020

A Benedictine abbess who granted refuge to female asylum-seekers faces trial for refusing to pay a fine. The trial could become a landmark case for deciding if granting church asylum amounts to the offense of “aiding and abetting illegal residents,” as interpreted by German state prosecutors. Mother Mechthild Thurmer granted refuge to female asylum-seekers in Read more