In Egyptian village, attack on Christian grandmother fuels anger

May 31, 2016
A damaged home belonging to one of seven Christian families, whose houses were looted and set on fire by Muslim men, is seen at Al-Karm village in the southern province of Minya, Egypt May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Aboulenein

(A damaged home belonging to one of seven Christian families, whose houses were looted and set on fire by Muslim men, is seen at Al-Karm village in the southern province of Minya, Egypt May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Ahmed Aboulenein)

No Muslim family should engage in birth control: Turkey’s Erdogan

May 31, 2016
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied by his wife Emine Erdogan, greets supporters during a rally to mark the 563rd anniversary of the conquest of the city by Ottoman Turks, in Istanbul, Turkey, May 29, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

(Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied by his wife Emine Erdogan, greets supporters during a rally to mark the 563rd anniversary of the conquest of the city by Ottoman Turks, in Istanbul, Turkey, May 29, 2016. REUTERS/Murad Sezer)

German Protestant bishop wants Islam classes in all state schools

May 30, 2016
Ann-Kathrin Gerhard aus Retzstadt Verena Meister aus Sulzfeld Carina Schwab aus Oberschwarzach Sabine Ziegler aus Güntersleben XXX, Bewerberin für das Amt der Fränkischen Weinkönigin 2011/2012, lächelt Die vier Bewerberinnen für das Amt der Fränkischen Weinkönigin 2011/2012, XXX (l-r), XXX und XXX posieren  am Donnerstag (17.02.2011) in XXX in Würzburg (Unterfranken). Am 24. März wird im Würzburger Congress Centrum entschieden, wer für das Jahr 2011/2012 die Krone der Fränkischen Weinkönigin tragen darf. Foto: David Ebener dpa/lby

(Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, head of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), April 4, 2011/Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria)

Pope Francis meets children, says migrants ‘not dangerous, but in danger’

May 30, 2016
Pope Francis speaks as he holds a life vest during a meeting with youths at the Vatican May 28, 2016. The life vest was used by a migrant who was found dead during a rescue on the Mediterranean sea.   REUTERS/Gregorio Borgia/Pool

(Pope Francis holds a life vest during a meeting with youths at the Vatican May 28, 2016. The life vest was used by a migrant who was found dead during a rescue on the Mediterranean sea. REUTERS/Gregorio Borgia)

Iran says its Muslim pilgrims will not attend haj in Saudi Arabia

May 30, 2016
Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 21, 2015.   REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

(Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 21, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood)

Pope Francis gives awards to Richard Gere, George Clooney and Salma Hayek

May 30, 2016
Pope Francis meets US actor George Clooney (C) and his wife Amal (L) during a meeting of the Scholas Occurrentes at the Vatican, May 29, 2016. Osservatore Romano/ Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. - RTX2EQOG

(Pope Francis meets US actor George Clooney (C) and his wife Amal (L) during a meeting of the Scholas Occurrentes at the Vatican, May 29, 2016. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano)

Israel’s first transgender beauty pageant a rare show of tolerance among faiths

May 28, 2016
Talin Abu Hanah, an Israeli Arab, reacts after winning the first-ever Miss Trans Israel beauty pageant in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

(Talin Abu Hanah, an Israeli Arab, reacts after winning the first-ever Miss Trans Israel beauty pageant in Tel Aviv, Israel May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Amir Cohen)

Germany investigates publisher planning new edition of ‘Mein Kampf’

May 28, 2016
A copy of the book 'Hitler, Mein Kampf. A Critical Edition' lies on a display table in a bookshop in Munich, Germany January 8, 2016.   REUTERS/Michael Dalder  TPX

(A copy of the book ‘Hitler, Mein Kampf. A Critical Edition’ lies on a display table in a bookshop in Munich, Germany January 8, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Dalder)

Outrage in multi-ethnic Malaysia as government backs Islamic law

May 28, 2016
Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak attends an event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in this March 14, 2016 file photo.  REUTERS/Olivia Harris/Files

(Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak attends an event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in this March 14, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Olivia Harris)

Influential Thai Buddhist monk too ill to face graft charges, say devotees

May 27, 2016
Abbot Phra Dhammachayo (C) arrives for a ceremony at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok on Makha Bucha Day, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

(Abbot Phra Dhammachayo (C) arrives for a ceremony at the Wat Phra Dhammakaya temple in Pathum Thani province, north of Bangkok on Makha Bucha Day, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)