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More divorces again

More divorces again

Divorce icon © Patrick Pleul

The number of divorces in Germany has risen slightly for the first time since 2012. As the Federal Statistical Office announced in Wiesbaden on Wednesday, in 2019, by court order, about 149.000 marriages divorced.

Corona

Creating perspectives

Creating perspectives

Daniela Hottenbacher, new BDKJ Federal President © Christian Schnaubelt (BDKJ)

The Federation of Catholic Youth in Germany has elected Daniela Hottenbacher as its new federal chairwoman and successor to Lisi Maier. In an interview, she reveals what impulses she wants to give to Catholic youth work in the future.

Corona

Work in the shadows

Work in the shadows

Desperate mother © Stephan Kern (DR)

Working mothers in particular have a lot to do in the Corona crisis. Time for our economic system to change, finds one initiative. Unpaid housework is what makes paid gainful employment possible in the first place.

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“Words shape reality”

Symbolic image: theology students in the lecture hall © Stefano Dal Pozzolo (KNA)

Freiburg Auxiliary Bishop Christian Wurtz is open to dropping the term "Regens" to describe a seminary director. He calls himself a "leader" anyway, and most people no longer understand the word "Regens.