More from Miltenberg

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Julie, our guide in Miltenberg, told the wonderful story of how the priest of this church was upset about the many posters advertising a large neo-Nazi rally in the square next to this church.  Because of the laws protecting freedom of speech, he could do nothing to stop it.  When the group gathered in the square he waited until the main speaker started speaking then started ringing the church bell which effectively drowned out the speaker.  The speaker spoke in vain trying to be heard but the priest kept ringing the bell until the group, in frustration, dispersed.  The priest was fined a large fine.  The townspeople, in resonance with the civil disobedience of the priest, gathered the funds and paid the fine for him.

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