- Jul 14, 2020
The Quebec government is preparing to adopt what would become the most stringent secularism legislation in Canada, hoping to end more than a decade of acrimonious debates about religion’s place in the public space.
Germany’s two main Christian churches will lose millions of members over the coming decades and will have to tighten their financial belts as a result, according to a study published Thursday.
A Pew study found that most people continue to pay a church tax in Western Europe, though things may change with the next generation.
The German Catholic Church is “in deep distress,” said Thomas Sternberg, president of the Central Committee of German Catholics, the coordinating body of official German Catholic lay organizations.
In the province of Quebec, one of the most secular societies in the world, debates around Christmas carols are not so much about faith and religion as they are about culture.
To find Catholics who have left the church, start looking at the faces in the pews, according to a recent report.