We live in a society in which admitting one’s own sins is seen as a sign of weakness.
The sentence says churches can only demand confessional allegiance when the job profile made it “significant, legal and justified”. In Germany, churches and their affiliated institutions are the second largest employer.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution condemning “the practice of surrogacy, which undermines the human dignity of the woman since her body and its reproductive functions are used as a commodity”.
This is a historical sentence, because for the first time in Spain, it recognised the right of an evangelical pastor’s widow to receive a pension.