Some were not interested in lose their power and their corrupt privileges. Others preferred to continue their religious life with a “straw God”.
Women are more convinced than men. Church attendance of state Protestant Church (EKD) reaches new low.
The IFES European Student Evangelism Conference gathered 1,700 students from around 50 countries in Aschaffenburg (Germany). This year, the conference theme is Presence.
The Turkish President continues inflammatory rhetoric against EU leaders. April referendum could expand his powers.
The German city is ready for “Gates of Freedom”, 16 weeks of events which could attract 500,000 visitors.
Today’s multicultural European society seeks to integrate the foreigner yet often fails because of the differences that exist between cultures. We believe that this is a challenge that God is putting in front of the churches of today.
Anger and fake news are “poisoning society and making it harder to understand what is really going on”, says EEA Socio-political representative Julia Doxat-Purser.
The main character of Himmelweg is a Red Cross worker who is an accessory to manipulating History, by covering up the truth of what really happened in a Nazi concentration camp.
France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK will face court action if they don't set out plans to cut NO2 emissions.NO2 caused almost 70,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2013.
In the last months, the two historic religious institutions have made clear ecumenical statements in favour of more unity.
The response of the European Churches to climate change, as with all environmental issues, has been patchy, but there are signs that this is beginning to change.
It shows an excerpt of Matthew 27 with annotations made by Martin Luther. It costs 2.60 Euro.
“It is known that a good part of the women who are recruited for prostitution are minors”, says sociologist Richard Poulin.
Three of the seven original prints of Martin Luther's 95 theses will be shown in the "Bible, Thesis, Propaganda” exhibition in Berlin next February.
German Christian leaders express their support for the families of the victims. Evangelicals in Europe call to pray for the authorities.
The suspect “intentionally” rammed into the Berlin Christmas market. Police speaks of “terrorist attack”. Condolences offered from around the world.
The Freedom Party’s candidate, Norbert Hofer, lost for more than 300,000 votes.
Secularist groups ask governments to avoid using Christian terms in December. “We are appalled that others mix us into this debate”, says German Islamic representative Aiman Mazyek.
“Organ pillaging in China is a crime in which the Communist Party, the health system, hospitals, and the transplant profession are all complicit”, Human Rights activist David Kilgour tells Canadian lawmakers.
It’s the biggest success in Playmobil’s history. Orders come from across the world, they sold 34,000 in the first 3 days.
A German television reports about the measures taken by the authorities to stop violence against refugees converting to Christianity.
Many celebrate #ReformationDay worldwide. Martin Luther was not aware of how his 95 theses would change Germany and the rest of Europe.
The book fair has more than 7,000 exhibitors on site. The German Bible Society offered a special beer in celebration of the 500 years since the start of the Protestant Reformation.
Many citizens offer their spare rooms and home offices to refugees. A photo series produced by the UNHCR.
Several events to share “common faith” and “heal wounds” of the past are organised in Germany. Most evangelical Christians dissociate themselves from this ecumenical approach.
Zoltan Balog, minister of Human Capacities, said it is “of utmost importance” to help persecuted Christians. The new office will have a starting budget of US$3.35 million.