Some members of the Bundestag plan to walk out or boycott the event because they say it is a violation of the separation of church and state in Germany.
Pope Benedict’s four-day visit to Germany will consist of stops in Berlin, Erfurt and Freiburg. In each city he will preside over large public masses. The Pope is also holding meeting with leaders of the Jewish, Muslim and Orthodox Christian faiths.
The motto of the papal visit is “wherever God is, there is the future.”
CNA News Article