Hungarian far-right decries ‘Israeli plot’ before World Jewish Congress Budapest meet

May 4, 2013

(Supporters of Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party attend a rally against the World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly in Budapest May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh )

Ex-Catholic has no right to keep his Church job, German court rules

April 26, 2013

(A sign reading ‘Arbeitsgerichte’ (Labour courts) is pictured in the late evening in Hamburg September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen )

Catholic rebel group criticises Pope Francis’s focus on service to poor

April 19, 2013

(Bishop Bernard Fellay gestures during a priests and deacons ordination ceremony in Econe June 29, 2012.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

French cardinal warns that gay marriage law risks provoking violence

April 16, 2013

(French Archbishop of Paris Cardinal Andre Vingt-trois carries a cross in the gardens of the Montmartre’s Sacre Coeur Basilica during the annual Good Friday “Stations of the Cross” procession in Paris March 29, 2013.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

French Chief Rabbi Gilles Bernheim quits in plagiarism case

April 11, 2013

(Chief Rabbi of France Gilles Bernheim leaves after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris December 16, 2011. REUTERS/Charles Platiau )

Pope Francis – experienced manager set for reform

March 27, 2013

Pope Francis leads the weekly general audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican March 27, 2013. Holy Week is celebrated in many Christian traditions during the week before Easter. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

New pope’s simple style shifts tone from Benedict’s papacy

March 19, 2013

(Combination picture shows Pope Francis (L) with his pectoral cross made of steel, waving as he arrives in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on March 16, 2013, and his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI (R), wearing a golden cross as he greets the crowd outside his residence in the Vatican on April 21, 2005. REUTERS/Max Rossi/Kai Pfaffenbach)

New pope’s style is an implicit criticism of Benedict’s papacy

March 19, 2013

(Combination picture shows Pope Francis (L) waving as he arrives in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican on March 16, 2013, wearing his pectoral coss made of steel. His predecessor Pope Benedict XVI (R), with a golden cross,  greeting the crowd outside his residence in the Vatican on April 21, 2005. REUTERS/Max Rossi/Kai Pfaffenbach)

European Muslims see dialogue hope in new pope’s choice of name

March 16, 2013

(Sacro Monte (Ort ). Chapel 14 – Saint Francis rejects the money offered by the Sultan of Egypt, 31 July 2010/Wolfgang Sauber)