A major study of attitudes towards religion says Germans approve of openness towards other religions. But many are still suspicious of Islam.
Former German President Christian Wulff earned much praise but also much criticism when said in a speech during his tenure, “Islam is also a part of Germany.”
The criticism can be partly explained by the “Religion Monitor,” a survey put together for the Bertelsmann Foundation. The findings have been published, and among them is the fact that half of all Germans believe that Islam does not fit into the Western world. [Deutsche Welle] Read more