Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling Pope Francis a ‘crusader’

June 29, 2016
Pope Francis leaves at the end of the Divine Liturgy at the apostolic Cathedral in Etchmiadzin, Armenia, June 26, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

(Pope Francis leaves at the end of the Divine Liturgy at the apostolic Cathedral in Etchmiadzin, Armenia, June 26, 2016. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili)

In Jerusalem’s cramped Old City, Christians feel the squeeze

June 29, 2016
An Orthodox Christian priest walks in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

(An Orthodox Christian priest walks in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi reiterates stance on not using term ‘Rohingya’ – official

June 29, 2016
National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

(National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Union Parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)

Pakistani man charged with blasphemy over shoes with Hindu symbol

June 29, 2016

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Pakistani police arrested a man under the majority-Muslim country’s strict blasphemy laws on Monday for selling shoes with a sacred Hindu symbol, police and Hindu leaders said.

U.S. religious leaders reexamine words after Orlando gay club massacre

June 18, 2016
Rev. Betty Deas Clark (R), Iman Muhammad Masri (C) and Dan Gross hold a prayer at the vigil site at the Orlando Regional Medical Center for the shooting victims at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, June 15, 2016.   REUTERS/Jim Young/File Photo

(Rev. Betty Deas Clark (R), Iman Muhammad Masri (C) and Dan Gross hold a prayer at the vigil site at the Orlando Regional Medical Center for the shooting victims at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young)

Pope Francis comments on modern marriage raise storm of criticism

June 18, 2016
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend the opening of a meeting of Rome's diocese in Saint John Lateran basilica in Rome, Italy, June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

(Pope Francis waves as he arrives to attend the opening of a meeting of Rome’s diocese in Saint John Lateran basilica in Rome, Italy, June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Gay American Muslims struggle with identity after Orlando massacre

June 18, 2016
Dominique Hernandez holds up her fist painted in the colors of a rainbow, with a heart on her pulse, attends a vigil in memory of victims one day after a mass shooting at the Pulse gay night club in Orlando, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Dominique Hernandez holds up her fist painted in the colors of a rainbow, with a heart on her pulse, attends a vigil in memory of victims one day after a mass shooting at the Pulse gay night club in Orlando, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

‘I felt liberated': life after Islamic State

June 18, 2016
Souad Hamidi (2nd L), 19, poses for a photograph inside her family home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said

(Souad Hamidi (2nd L), 19, poses for a photograph inside her family home, in the outskirts of Manbij, Aleppo province, Syria June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said)

Meditating devotees shield scandal-hit abbot from Thai police

June 18, 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)

U.S. Southern Baptists repudiate Confederate flag

June 18, 2016
A Confederate battle flag flies in front of a home in Liberty, Pickens County, South Carolina February 9, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

(A Confederate battle flag flies in front of a home in Liberty, Pickens County, South Carolina February 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)