The vice president of Germany’s Protestants, Petra Bosse-Huber, told DW that Pope Francis and Martin Luther had the same aims: liberation, social justice and a religious message that people would understand but that would also transform their lives.
Germans find few heroes outside the realm of sports. The 50th anniversary of the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. is an appropriate day to think about the ongoing need for iconoclasm, DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl writes.
The revered American civil rights leader had numerous connections to Germany and profoundly influenced the formerly divided country, both East and West. DW looks back at Martin Luther King 50 years on from his death.
Petra Bosse-Huber, Vice President of Germany‘s Protestants in DW Interview
German leaders gathered in Wittenberg to mark 500 years since Martin Luther began the Protestant Reformation. Alongside ceremonies in the eastern city, events were held across Germany.
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