(A Coptic Christian priest blesses his congregation with holy water during Sunday service in the Virgin Mary Church at Samalout Diocese in Al-Our village, in Minya governorate, south of Cairo, May 3, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer)
(Anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany (AfD) chairwoman Frauke Petry (C) arrives for a meeting with the Central Council of Muslims in Germany at a hotel in Berlin, May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt)
(Archbishop of Westminster Cardinal Vincent Nicolls (L) receives the Hungarian relic of St Thomas a Beckett from Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest Cardinal Peter Erdo before a ceremony at Westminster Cathedral in London, Britain May 23, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall)
As Religion Editor based in Paris, I cover main religion developments, coordinate religion news coverage and run the FaithWorld blog. Since joining Reuters in 1977 in London, I've worked in Vienna, Geneva, Islamabad, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Bonn and Paris. My book Unchained Eagle: Germany after the Wall was published in 2000. In 2006, I received the European Religion Writer of the Year award and FaithWorld was awarded the RNA 2012 Best Online Section prize.