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Germany and the church

April 13, 2022

Meet the Germans host Rachel Stewart looks at Germany's religious history and the presence of the church in public life today.


What is the history of Catholicism and Protestantism in Germany? How important is the church in Germany today? And what is the "church tax"? Find out in this week's Meet the Germans. 

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer, she casts a fresh eye over German clichés and shares her experiences of settling into German life. Every two weeks, she explores a new topic for Meet the Germans — from unusual bans to meaty cuisine or haunted castles 

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This video was originally published in March 4, 2021.

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