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.
Pope Francis has performed a wedding ceremony for 20 couples at St. Peter's Basilica. Among the newlyweds were a single mother and couples who were already living together.
The third matchday of the German Bundesliga started slow but finished with a bang: Bayern and BVB won at home, Gladbach battered Schalke, Cologne kept their clean-sheet record, and Mainz showed no mercy in Berlin.
German 'IS' fighters in the Middle East, a “Sharia police force” in Wuppertal, attacks on Yazidis in Herford: Germany is also being affected by the latest wave of Islamic terrorism. But how big is the threat?
Domestic football returns in Germany this weekend and Bayern host struggling Stuttgart on Saturday. For the defending champions, it's a game that starts a grueling few weeks and highlights some issues under the surface.
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