Willibert Pauels: Faith … © Michael Schopps (private)
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He is one of the most popular artists in the carnival and probably the best known deacon in Germany: Willibert Pauels, our site has been closely associated with the city for a long time. In an interview now he talks about his faith and laughter in times of terror.
Willibert Pauels, a native of Wipperfurth, Germany, is a cabaret artist, a deacon, a diaclown, a humorist and someone who has learned to tame the "black dog" of depression. In an interview with the independent weekly newspaper "Neues Ruhr-Wort," the 61-year-old now spoke about his faith, laughter in times of terror, his conservative views and an unusual wish. our site publishes a specially created catch of the interview: