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Geir Moulson

Geir Moulson is an author at Religion News Service.

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German federal court rejects bid to remove antisemitic relic

By Geir Moulson — June 14, 2022
Despite the defamatory nature of the original statue, “the legal system does not demand its removal,” the federal court said.

German Cardinal Woekli offers resignation on return from timeout

By Geir Moulson — March 2, 2022
(AP) — The Archbishop of Cologne has created division over his handling of clergy sexual abuse cases.

Benedict woes come as German church reform pressure rises

By Geir Moulson — February 10, 2022
BERLIN (AP) — The recent Munich report has added to already strong pressure in Germany for the church to reconsider Catholic rules on issues including homosexuality and women’s roles.

Report on sexual abuse in German diocese faults retired pope

By Geir Moulson — January 20, 2022
BERLIN (AP) — A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany's Munich Archdiocese on Thursday faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI's handling of four cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s.

Pope sends envoys to German diocese in church abuse crisis

By Geir Moulson — May 28, 2021
(AP) — Two papal envoys will investigate “possible errors” on the part of Cologne's archbishop, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki and three German bishops in dealing with cases of sexual abuse by clergy and others.
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