After gay marriage, impatient Ireland moves debate onto abortion

June 10, 2015
(Pro-Life campaigners demonstrate outside the Irish Parliament ahead of a vote to allow limited abortion in Ireland, Dublin July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)

(Pro-Life campaigners demonstrate outside the Irish Parliament ahead of a vote to allow limited abortion in Ireland, Dublin July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)

Pope Francis hints at position on Medjugorje apparitions

June 10, 2015
(Religious statues are on sale to pilgrims, June 25, 2004, on the site where the Virgin Mary reportedly appeared in Medjugorje, 120 km south of Sarajevo. Millions of pilgrims from all over the world visited the small Bosnian town where, exactly 23 years ago, six Bosnian youngsters claimed that Holy Mary appeared to them.)

(Religious statues on sale to pilgrims, June 25, 2004, on the site where the Virgin Mary reportedly appeared in Medjugorje, 120 km south of Sarajevo. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj)

Faith groups in “People’s Pilgrimage” seek climate deal boost from Pope

By Reuters Staff
June 9, 2015
(A man passes trees and a fallen shop sign, days after Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu March 19, 2015. International aid agencies ramped up appeals for cyclone-hit Vanuatu on Wednesday, warning that the powerful storm that affected more than two-thirds of the South Pacific island nation had wiped out crops and destroyed fishing fleets, raising the risk of hunger and disease. REUTERS/Edgar Su)

(A man passes trees and a fallen shop sign, days after Cyclone Pam in Port Vila, capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu March 19, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su)

Gay Muslim filmmaker risks death in pilgrimage to reconcile faith and sexuality

By Reuters Staff
June 9, 2015
(Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba during their final circling at the Grand Mosque during the annual hajj pilgrimage for this year in Mecca October 6, 2014. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed)

(Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba during their final circling at the Grand Mosque during the annual hajj pilgrimage for this year in Mecca October 6, 2014. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed)

After gay marriage vote, Amnesty says Ireland should move on abortion

June 9, 2015
(A Yes campaigner pictured at the count centre in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage May 23, 2015. Irish voters appear to have voted heavily in favour of allowing same-sex marriage in a historic referendum in the traditionally Catholic country, government ministers and opponents of the bill said on Saturday. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)

(A Yes campaigner pictured at the count centre in Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton)

French Islamic group goes on trial after Jewish “target list” found

By Reuters Staff
June 9, 2015
(Mohammed Achamlane (L), seen in this November 21, 2011 file photo, leader of Forsane Alizza (Knights of Pride) Islamic radical group which was recently outlawed, as he speaks to the media during a demonstration in Nantes. Achamlane, who was arrested in the early morning in Nantes March 30, 2012, is one of 19 people suspected of radical Islamist activity in the French police commando raids in several cities. File photo November 21, 2011. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

(Mohammed Achamlane (L), leader of Forsane Alizza (Knights of Pride) Islamic radical group , speaks to the media in Nantes on November 21,, 2011. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe)

Mideast Patriarchs urge the world to help persecuted Christians survive

By Reuters Staff
June 9, 2015
(Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai (C) prays during a mass as part of a two day visit to Damascus inside the Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus June 8, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki)

(Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai (C) prays during a mass as part of a two day visit to Damascus inside the Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus June 8, 2015. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki)

Congregations fight in court for ownership of historic Rhode Island synagogue

By Reuters Staff
June 9, 2015
(Touro Synagogue, Newport, RI...America's first synagogue, 15 October 2004/dbking)

(Touro Synagogue, Newport, RI. the first synagogue in the United States, 15 October 2004/dbking)

Pope Francis to reporters: “Send me good vibrations!”

June 8, 2015
(Pope Francis jokes with journalists on the papal plane returning from Bosnia, June 6, 2015)

(Pope Francis chats with journalists on the papal plane returning from Bosnia, June 6, 2015)

Bitter campaigning exposes Turkey’s cultural divide

By Reuters Staff
June 8, 2015
(Supporters of the ruling AK Party wear masks of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan during an election rally in Konya, central Turkey, March 28, 2014. Erdogan pulled out of election rallies in central Turkey on Friday in order to rest his voice after weeks of campaigning around the country, his office said. Erdogan had difficulty speaking at rallies in southeast Turkey on Thursday, ahead of Sunday's local elections. Turkey will hold municipal elections on March 30. REUTERS/Umit Bektas)

(Supporters of the ruling AK Party wear masks of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan during an election rally in Konya, central Turkey, March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Umit Bektas)