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German diocese reduces parishes by 80 per cent

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The German diocese of Trier has reorganised itself and reduced its parishes by 80 per cent. Rising costs and declining church membership have prompted the changes which will see the diocese reduce its 172 parishes to 35. Judith Rupp, spokeswoman for Germany’s western Trier Diocese, says the changes would save time and money on “administration Read more