Tibetan monk who died was tortured, says niece who fled China

July 29, 2016
A protestor is seen through a Tibetan flag next to a photograph of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche during a demonstration outside the Chinese Consulate calling for justice over the imprisonment and death of Delek in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

(A protestor with a Tibetan flag next to a photograph of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche during a demonstration outside the Chinese Consulate in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young)

Australia’s Muslim migrants on edge as race relations falter with rise of the right

July 29, 2016
A protester casts his shadow across a poster displaying Australia's far-right politician Pauline Hanson during a rally orgnised to show support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement, following recent police shootings in the U.S., in central Sydney, Australia, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

(A protester casts his shadow across a poster displaying Australia’s far-right politician Pauline Hanson in central Sydney, Australia, July 16, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray)

Pope Francis, at Auschwitz, asks God to forgive ‘so much cruelty’

July 29, 2016
Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29, 2016. Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

(Pope Francis pays respects by the death wall in the former Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland, July 29, 2016. Osservatore Romano)

In a country wary of migrants, Pope Francis tells Poles to welcome refugees

July 29, 2016
Pope Francis gestures as he addresses the faithful during World Youth Days at Blonia Park in Krakow, Poland July 28, 2016.  REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

(Pope Francis gestures as he addresses the faithful during World Youth Days at Blonia Park in Krakow, Poland July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel)

Australian police investigate Vatican treasurer over abuse allegations

July 28, 2016
Australian Cardinal George Pell speaks to journalists at the end of a meeting with the sex abuse victims at the Quirinale hotel in Rome, Italy, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

(Australian Cardinal George Pell speaks to journalists at the end of a meeting with the sex abuse victims at the Quirinale hotel in Rome, Italy, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Pope Francis thanks Poles for clinging to Catholic faith in difficult times

July 28, 2016
Pope Francis prays in front of the black Virgin Mary at Czestochowa's Sanctuary, Poland July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Gregorio Borgia/Pool

Pope Francis prays in front of the black Virgin Mary at Czestochowa’s Sanctuary, Poland July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Gregorio Borgia/Pool

Taiwan’s temple factory | The Wider Image

July 28, 2016
An employee paints a ready-made Chinese traditional temple at the Chuanso factory that manufactures religious objects in Pingtung, Taiwan July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu SEARCH "TEMPLES CHUANSO" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSK18J

(An employee paints a ready-made Chinese traditional temple at the Chuanso factory that manufactures religious objects in Pingtung, Taiwan July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)

Indian Muslim women defy tradition – and men – to be judges

July 27, 2016
Muslim women attend Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Srinagar July 6, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail - RTX2JWHF

(Indian Muslim women attend Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of Ramadan in Srinagar July 6, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail)

Aspiring Mexican priest brings youth to the “Gang of Christ” | The Wider Image

July 27, 2016
An aspiring Catholic priests Jose Luis Guerra (L) and Jose Luis Fernandez, members of Raza Nueva in Christ, a project of the archdiocese of Monterrey, bless young men during a visit to a neighbourhood in the municipality of Garcia, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico, June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril       SEARCH "CHRIST GANG" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "THE WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY   - RTSJX35

(An aspiring Catholic priests Jose Luis Guerra (L) and Jose Luis Fernandez  bless young men during a visit to a neighbourhood in the municipality of Garcia, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico, June 1, 2016. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril)

Serbia and Croatia trade protest notes over rehabilitation of WWII Catholic cardinal

July 27, 2016

(Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac)

Serbia and Croatia, ex-Yugoslav neighbors and wartime foes from the 1990s, traded protests on Tuesday over a Croatian move to rehabilitate a World War Two Catholic cleric whom Serbia still views as a war criminal.