The city of Gelsenkirchen issued a ban on the monument, but it was cancelled by the Regional Administrative Court
The official figures show that the secularisation of Germany is accelerating.
The church’s pastor, Monika Matthias, was "moved" by the Muslim call to prayer.
"Why would going to the church be more dangerous than going to the supermarket?" wonders the German Prelate
Confusing one of the primary victims of WWII (Poland) with the oppressor (Germany) continues, intentionally or otherwise
Cardinal Gerhard Müller stated that instead of throwing epithets, critics "should rather undertake substantive debate."
The German Catholic Church announced that a ban on in-person worship services would be lifted, with social distancing maintained.
"Both in September 1939 and later, there was no open protest of German Bishops against the National Socialists," says the text.
The Nazis established Dachau, near Munich in southern Germany, as their first concentration camp in 1933.