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European Court decision forces German Church to reconsider hiring practices

April 23, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: The German Catholic Church could be required to revise its employment practices in the wake of a European Court of Justice decision. The court said that current Church policies, which require employees to be affiliated with a church, must be reviewed. The secretary-general of the German bishops’ conference said that the Catholic Church, which is Germany’s 2nd-largest employer, does not impose religious demands on potential employees, but will “examine how far its recruitment practices should be adapted” to the new ruling.

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