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Wasn’t Jesus who said: “give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God”?
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Germany’s Catholic Church will deny worshippers the right to Holy Communion and religious burials if people do not pay a special church tax.
A newly-enforced German bishops’ decree says anyone failing to pay the tax – an extra 8% of their income tax bill – will no longer be considered a Catholic.
All people in Germany must pay this tax if they want to worship in either Catholic or protestant churches, or Jewish synagogues.
Last year millions of files spanning decades were handed over to criminal investigators by all 27 dioceses of the Catholic Church hierarchy in Germany in a bid to get to the heart of child sex abuse by priests.
It was seen as an attempt to staunch the flow of leavers who made it plain the scandal, and…
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If “origin is the goal” (and I’m a fan of Karl Kraus), then we should be examining very closely the reasons why we act as we do.
How we manage the idea of our own and others’ death, is the key driver of every society.
Dying changes everything.