Pope Francis to visit Greece to highlight refugee crisis with Orthodox Patriarch – govt

April 6, 2016
Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (R) leave after an Ecumenical Prayer in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George in Istanbul November 29, 2014. Pope Francis began a visit to Turkey on Friday with the delicate mission of strengthening ties with Muslim leaders while condemning violence against Christians and other minorities in the Middle East. REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY  - Tags: RELIGION)   - RTR4G2H7

(Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (R)  in Istanbul November 29, 2014. REUTERS/Osman Orsal)

Calls to veto Tennessee bill making the Bible ‘official state book’

April 6, 2016
(The beginning verses of the Gospel of John, from a facsimile edition of William Tyndale's 1525 English translation of the New Testament, 4 May 2009/Kevin Rawlings )

(The Gospel of John in a facsimile edition of William Tyndale’s 1525 English translation of the New Testament, 4 May 2009/Kevin Rawlings )

Indian women barred from temple despite court order vow to keep fighting

April 5, 2016
devotees inside a temple watch Hindu holymen as they await the auspicious moment before bathing at Kumbh Mela (sacred Hindu pilgrimage) at Trimbakeshwar in Nasik district, 180 km (112 miles) northeast of Bombay. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto

(Devotees inside a temple watch Hindu holymen as they await the auspicious moment before bathing at Kumbh Mela (sacred Hindu pilgrimage) at Trimbakeshwar in Nasik district, 180 km (112 miles) northeast of Bombay. REUTERS/Sherwin Crasto)

Builders find remnants from Byzantine period church in Gaza

April 5, 2016
Palestinian boys look on in front of an excavator at the site where ancient ruins, which archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church or cathedral dating from around 1,500 years ago, were found in Gaza City April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

(Palestinian boys at the site where ancient ruins, which archaeologists say may be part of a Byzantine church or cathedral dating from around 1,500 years ago, were found in Gaza City April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem)

Thousands attend rally in Warsaw against proposed abortion ban

April 5, 2016
People demonstrate against the Polish government's plan of tightening the abortion law in front of the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland April 3, 2016. Banner reads: "Hell of women continues". REUTERS/Kuba Atys/Agencja Gazeta ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND. - RTSDDVU

(People demonstrate against the Polish government’s plan of tightening the abortion law in front of the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland April 3, 2016. Banner reads: “Hell of women continues”. REUTERS/Kuba Atys/Agencja Gazeta)

Air France allows crew to avoid Tehran route after headscarf row

April 5, 2016
An Air France staff member waits at a check-in counter at the Marseille-Provence airport September 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

(An Air France staff member waits at a check-in counter at the Marseille-Provence airport September 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier)

Czechs to return Iraqi Christians who tried to move to Germany, interior minister says

April 5, 2016
Demonstrators hold national flags and banners during an anti-immigrants rally in front of the Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, February 6, 2016. The sign reads " Stop Islam, stop migrants, this is our country".   REUTERS/David W Cerny - RTX25QSX

(An anti-immigrants rally in front of the Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, February 6, 2016. The sign reads ” Stop Islam, stop migrants, this is our country”. REUTERS/David W Cerny)

Can imams drive action on climate change in Pakistan?

March 31, 2016
(A man says a prayer from outside the window of the shrine of Bari Imam on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Caren Firouz)

(A man says a prayer from outside the window of the shrine of Bari Imam on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, April 27, 2015. REUTERS/Caren Firouz)

Palmyra’s dynamited Temple of Bel can be restored, de-miners use robots

March 31, 2016
Columns and the ancient Temple of Bel are seen in the historical city of Palmyra, Syria, June 11, 2009. Satellite images have confirmed the destruction of the Temple of Bel, which was one of the best preserved Roman-era sites in the Syrian city of Palmyra, a United Nations agency said, after activists said the hardline Islamic State group had targeted it. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group and other activists said on August 30, 2015 that Islamic State had destroyed part of the more than 2,000-year-old temple, one of Palmyra's most important monuments. Picture taken June 11, 2009.   REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino - RTX1QLE5

(Columns and the ancient Temple of Bel are seen in the historical city of Palmyra, Syria, June 11, 2009. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino)

Second Peruvian bishop weighs in on elections, knocks frontrunner

March 31, 2016
Peru's presidential candidate Alfredo Barnechea of 'Accion Popular' party attends a conference about gas in Lima, Peru, March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

(Peru’s presidential candidate Alfredo Barnechea of ‘Accion Popular’ party attends a conference about gas in Lima, Peru, March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo)