continental Europe. 254 In addition, it opposes IVF because it might cause disposal of embryos; Catholics believe an embryo is an individual with a soul who must be treated as such. This final judgement, according to the church's teaching, will bring an end to human history and mark the beginning of both a new and better heaven and earth ruled by God in righteousness. Robert Feduccia (editor Primary Source Readings in Catholic Church History (Saint Mary's Press 2005 isbn. 78 Non-ordained ministers included 3,157,568 catechists, 367,679 lay missionaries, and 39,951 lay ecclesial ministers. The Nazis issued a ban on sexual relations between Germans and foreign workers. Soldier's wives were frequently involved in extramarital relationships. However, in recent years Eastern Catholic Churches have returned to traditional Eastern practices in accord with the Vatican II decree Orientalium Ecclesiarum. The government took several measures to ensure the protection of animals and the environment.