A movie about a pastor who hid the dictator Honecker from the GDR received a Christian media prize on Thursday. According to the producer, the film has some important lessons.
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A movie about the “exciting story” of German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer will be published at the end of 2024.
Jaakko casually crossed my path last week while I was on the road in Finland’s Biblebelt. As a reporter, I had arranged with a pastor there. He was waiting for me at the church entrance with two others. One of them was Jaakko.
Protestant Churches of Germany (EKD) of the Palatinate region want to inventorise historically controversial objects.
The French Huguenot church in Bern is celebrating its 400th anniversary this year. As a bridge builder between languages and cultures, the French church developed into an important cultural community.
Under large police protection, Jewish communities across Europe remembered the Kristallnacht on Thursday. “Who would have thought such a thing after that terrible war we experienced.”
Chancellor Olaf Scholz argues that Germany has only one place when it comes to Israel, and that is on the side of the Jewish state. In the German Democratic Republic (GDR), it was completely different.
Abraham Kuyper was open-minded and international but had no problem using anti-Semitic clichés. In some churches in America, South Korea and South Africa, he is still famous. In his own country, the Netherlands, he is nearly forgotten. To prevent this, Johan Snel wrote a new biography – an alternative one.
The Israeli representative at the UN in New York put on a yellow star last Monday. His photo was used all over the world, confirming the observation that the conflict between Israel and Hamas still dominates all the news. Why is that?
Really sad and really heavy. That is how pastor Craig Simonian responds to the moment that Nagorno-Karabakh is emptied of Armenians. “No one is left there.”