Posts Tagged ‘Protestants’

Protestants are ‘more creative’ than Catholics and Jews

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Researchers from the University of Illinois wanted to test a previously-held theory that introverted people who suppress emotions about sex and depravity are more creative than people who are more open and extroverted. They discovered that Protestants, or people who grow up in a Protestant communities, can channel suppressed emotions more effectively than their Catholic Read more

German Chancellor urges Protestant-Catholic accord

Friday, November 9th, 2012

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Protestants and Catholics to emphasise what they have in common as Germany prepares to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in 2017. “Especially in a very secular world, we should always stress what is common in the Christian religion,” said Merkel, who is the daughter of a Read more

German Catholics wary about Reformation celebrations

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

Catholics in Germany are wary about planned celebrations in 2017 to mark the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s launching of the Reformation. A report from Reuters said German Protestants have invited Catholics to join in the celebrations, but it is still hard for some Catholics to accept the invite. “It’s not impossible in principle, but Read more