Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew to visit Greek front line of Mideast refugee crisis

April 15, 2016
A police officer closes the gate of the Moria holding centre for refugees and migrants, which Pope Francis will visit on April 16, along with Greek Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, Ieronimos, on the Greek island of Lesbos April 15, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis - RTX2A2I2

(A police officer closes the gate of the Moria holding centre for refugees and migrants, which Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will visit on April 16. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis)

Israeli military struggles with rising influence of Religious-Zionists

April 15, 2016
An Israeli soldier prays beside a mobile artillery unit and shells in a field near the central Gaza Strip in this July 11, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly/Files

(An Israeli soldier prays beside a mobile artillery unit and shells in a field near the central Gaza Strip in this July 11, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly)

Amnesty urges probe over allegation Nigerian army secretly buried Shi’ites

April 13, 2016
Shi'ite Muslims take part in a rally to commemorate Ashura in Kano, Nigeria October 24, 2015. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Stringer - RTX1T20G

(Shi’ite Muslims take part in a rally to commemorate Ashura in Kano, Nigeria October 24, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer)

Far-right Austrian leader visits Israel’s Holocaust memorial

April 13, 2016
Head of the Austrian Freedom Party (FPOe) Heinz-Christian Strache (C) holds a wreath during a ceremony at "The Valley of the Communities" monument which bears engravings with the names of some 5000 Jewish communities destroyed by the Nazis or their collaborators at Yad Vashem's Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

(Heinz-Christian Strache (C) holds a wreath during a ceremony at Yad Vashem’s Holocaust History Museum in Jerusalem, April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)

Young Arabs see Islamic State as biggest regional challenge – poll

April 13, 2016
Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014. Militant Islamist fighters held a parade in Syria's northern Raqqa province to celebrate their declaration of an Islamic "caliphate" after the group captured territory in neighbouring Iraq, a monitoring service said. The Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot previously known as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), posted pictures online on Sunday of people waving black flags from cars and holding guns in the air, the SITE monitoring service said. REUTERS/Stringer (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT)  FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE ALSO SEE: GF2EA99110K01 - RTR3WJAI

(Militant Islamist fighters parade on military vehicles along the streets of northern Raqqa province June 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer)

Norway’s Lutheran Church votes in favor of same-sex marriage

April 11, 2016
Norwegian Church Council leader Kristin Gunleiksrud Raaum (in red) and Chairman of the Oslo diocesan council Gard Sandaker-Nielsen (R) vote on a proposal to allow same-sex marriage within the Norwegian Church, in Oslo, Norway April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Ole Martin Wold/NTB Scanpix

Norwegian Church Council leader Kristin Gunleiksrud Raaum (in red) and Chairman of the Oslo diocesan council Gard Sandaker-Nielsen (R) vote on a proposal to allow same-sex marriage within the Norwegian Church, in Oslo, Norway April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Ole Martin Wold/NTB Scanpix

Ex-Saddam aide seeks to reshape Iraq’s Sunni insurgency against Shi’ite militia

April 11, 2016
Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who had been the most senior aide to Saddam Hussein still on  the run in Iraq, has been captured in the town of Tikrit, Iraq's defence ministry said on September 5, 2004. The ministry said Ibrahim was captured by members of - RTRA14W

Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who had been the most senior aide to Saddam Hussein still on the run in Iraq, has been captured in the town of Tikrit, Iraq’s defence ministry said on September 5, 2004. The ministry said Ibrahim was captured by members of – RTRA14W

Fireworks blaze at Hindu temple in India’s Kerala state kills 108

April 11, 2016
People gather around a damaged section of a temple after a fire broke out at a temple in Kollam in the southern state of Kerala, India, April 10, 2016. A huge fire swept through a temple in India's southern Kerala state early on Sunday (April 10), killing nearly 80 people and injuring over 200 gathered for a fireworks display to mark the start of the local Hindu new year. REUTERS/Sivaram V      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTX299XY

(People gather around a damaged section of a temple after a fire broke out at a temple in Kollam in the southern state of Kerala, India, April 10, 2016. REUTERS/Sivaram V)

U.S. Catholics welcome Pope Francis’s love treatise but want clarity

April 9, 2016
Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a Jubilee mass in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

(Pope Francis waves as he leaves at the end of a Jubilee mass in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Archbishop of Canterbury Welby learns his father was Churchill’s secretary

April 9, 2016
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby arrives at the Cathedral Church of Holy Trinity in Burundi's capital Bujumbura, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana

(The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby arrives at the Cathedral Church of Holy Trinity in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Evrard Ngendakumana)