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Sitting on the bare pavement outside a Catholic church, an Afghan refugee woman, dressed in a bright floral headscarf, calls out plaintively to passersby, begging for coins.
Berlin debates whether to restore the kaiser's gilded cross.
"Bishop Bling-Bling" is not the first German clergyman to run into trouble since Pope Francis took the helm of the church.
Divides still exist and we're still working to overcome them -- that was the message of 25 academics gathered in Berlin in June. And the divides are sometimes fundamental.