The New Pope: A New Start for the Catholic Church?
The head of Germany's Catholic Church has called for a debate on the celibacy requirement for priests, in response to the clergy sex abuse scandals. Cardinal Reinhard Marx said "weak excuses" were no longer acceptable.
Wim Wenders is deeply impressed by the Pope. With his documentary, Pope Francis: A Man of his Word, which now hits German theaters, he wants to show that the Catholic Church leader can change the world.
In an interview with DW, Archbishop of Karachi Joseph Coutts talks about the attacks on Christians in Pakistan, and whether his elevation to the position of cardinal will be helpful in dealing with the grim situation.
Romero was an outspoken advocate for the poor, shot dead at the start of El Salvador's civil war in 1980. At the same sanctification ceremony, German nun Maria Katharina Kasper and Pope Paul VI are also to be canonized.
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