ERFURT, Germany (RNS) — Today, the question remains which part of Luther's legacy will have the greater impact on the upcoming election.
BERLIN (AP) — A longtime member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party has resigned his post on its regional leadership after converting to Islam.
(RNS) Accounts of Muslim migrants ganging up on Christians and other minorities in refugee shelters are raising concerns.
BERLIN (Reuters) Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm told the Heilbronner Stimme newspaper that teaching Islam in schools nationwide would give Muslim pupils a chance to take a critical approach to their own religion.
(RNS) Creating a “mosque tax” for Germany’s 4 million Muslims, who make up about 5 percent of the population, would tap a broad base of contributions that could replace foreign funds.
(RNS) Support for far-right politicians who espouse anti-Muslim views has grown amid the influx of over 1 million immigrants to Germany last year.
(RNS) The practical approach these faculties have taken contrasts sharply with the increasingly shrill declarations coming from Germany’s far-right.
BERLIN — Lutz Bachmann, the co-founder of Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA group , is charged over sending social media posts in which he called refugees "cattle," "garbage" and "scumbags."
BERLIN — The party is profiting from popular angst about how Germany can cope with an influx of migrants, over a million of whom arrived last year.