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Old 06-11-2014, 02:17 PM   #283
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Merkel's father was born a Catholic, but the Kasner family converted to Lutheranism after some years, and he studied Lutheran theology in Heidelberg and, afterward, in Hamburg.. In 1954 her father received a pastorate at the church in Quitzow (near Perleberg in Brandenburg), which then was in East Germany, and the family moved to Templin.. Thus Merkel grew up in the countryside 80 km (50 mi) north of East Berlin..Following the 2005 federal election, she was appointed Germany's first female Chancellor at the head of a grand coalition consisting of her own CDU party, its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD)..And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of heaven... making a whip of cords, he drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and oxen.. And he poured out the coins of the money-changers and overturned their tables.. And he told those who sold the pigeons, "Take these things away; do not make my Father's house a house of trade..
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