Once an altar stood here, but now it’s a living room. Two years ago, the Kreyer family from the town of Langenberg in western Germany leased a former church building and converted it to a home.
Roughly 100,000 eastern European women work in assisted care in Germany. Some live at home with the families they help. DW heads to Bremerhaven to see how the model works in practice.
Less than a week before former Pope John Paul II is to be declared a saint, critics want answers about an abuse scandal involving an order of priests he had championed for years. The Vatican has refuted the claims.
Amnesty International has issued a damning appraisal of working conditions for foreign nationals brought to Qatar as domestic labor. False promises on pay and conditions, physical abuse and rape were among the charges.
Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness from victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests. This is the first time he has made such an apology since being elected as pontiff last year.
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