Germany

Nisreen Naffa from Palestine enthuses about German culture and “multiculti” Berlin.

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Town twinning: the world’s largest peace movement?

The very first mention of a bond of friendship between the German city of Paderborn and the French city of Le Mans dates back to the ninth century. However, most formal agreements establishing partnerships between cities did not come into being until the 20th century.

What Germany believes

About two thirds of Germans believe in God. Nevertheless, the two major Christian churches have been losing an increasing number of members over the last decades. Germany guarantees religious freedom – everyone can make their own decision for or against a faith.

Martin Luther, the reformer

Five hundred years after the publication of his Ninety-Five Theses it is time to take a closer look at how Martin Luther and the Reformation still influence German society. Who was Martin Luther? How is Protestantism different from Catholicism? And what effect did the Reformation have on the world?