German Catholics are disappointed with their church; many consider it reactionary. The main reasons are the way the church has treated cases of abuse by priests and the Pope's extremely conservative views.
From occupying buildings in Berlin to street protests in Munich, housing shortages and high rents are driving people in Germany to take action. Now politicians have gathered in the capital for a so-called housing summit.
Finding an apartment in a German city is hard work these days. That is especially true for those who have little money. Some critics say it's a dangerous development that could have dramatic political consequences.
Volkswagen will exit the Iranian market, according to a US media report. It suggests the Trump administration convinced VW of the move as part of US efforts to undo the Iran nuclear deal. VW has not confirmed the report.
Weapons, art and jewelry over the millennia are on display at the "Restless Times, Archaeology in Germany" exhibition in Berlin. Europeans, that much is clear, were constantly on the go.
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