German Catholics petition Schleswig-Holstein state to reinstate God in constitution

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Last week, Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein state parliament voted with a two-third’s majority to exclude mentions of God in the new constitution, becoming the seventh state in Germany (out of 16) to do so. Photo by Johannes Utzolino, courtesy of the government of Schleswig-Holstein

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BERLIN (RNS) The Schleswig-Holstein parliament voted with a two-thirds majority to exclude mention of God from the new constitution, becoming the seventh of 16 German states to do so.