Some hateful slogans targeting the police and the right-wing AfD party have been scrawled on the walls.
Two days later, on March 27, he will grant a plenary indulgence through his 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing.
Many churches emptied holy water fonts and several dioceses recommended worshippers receive Communion only in the hand.
Love thy neighbour... But promotion of same-sex sexual relationships is contrary to faith, morals, and God’s plan for humans
It is a special day in the calendar of the Church, one that is designed to prepare our hearts for what will come after.
For many Catholics, it was difficult not to see the symbolism in the flames: The fire broke out during Holy Week