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Kirsten Grieshaber

Kirsten Grieshaber is an author at Religion News Service.

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German Catholics to bless gay unions despite Vatican ban

By Kirsten Grieshaber — May 10, 2021
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Catholic progressives are offering same-sex blessings at services in about 100 churches this week in defiance of a recent Vatican pronouncement against them.

German bishops apologize for thousands of sex abuse cases

By Kirsten Grieshaber — September 25, 2018
BERLIN (AP) — The apology came on the same day that Pope Francis acknowledged that the sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church was driving people away.

Germans don skullcaps to protest anti-Semitism

By Kirsten Grieshaber — April 25, 2018
BERLIN (AP) — Germans of various faiths donned Jewish skullcaps and took to the streets Wednesday in several cities to protest an anti-Semitic attack in Berlin and express fears about growing hatred of Jews in the country.
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