WorldViews: Christian clergy are fighting against Germany’s anti-Islam protests

By Ishaan Tharoor, January 2, 2015

The famous Cologne cathedral planned to switch off its lights on Monday evening as a sign of protest against "anti-Islam" marchers assembling in the German city. Demonstrations staged by a populist movement dubbed "Pegida" -- the German acronym for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamicization of the West -- have shaken Germany for the past month, drawing big crowds in a handful of cities and condemnation from the country's Chancellor Angela Merkel.Read full article >>