God actor Morgan Freeman seeks answers in Jerusalem

October 29, 2015
(Executive producer Morgan Freeman of the new drama series "Madam Secretary' participates in a panel during CBS network's portion of the 2014 Television Critics Association Cable Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, California July 17, 2014. (REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian )

(Morgan Freeman in Beverly Hills, California July 17, 2014. (REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian )

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi wins EU’s Sakharov human rights prize

October 29, 2015
(Saudi blogger Raif Badawi is seen in an undated portrait provided by Amnesty International. Badawi, who has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for insulting Islam and for cyber crime, was awarded the European Union's Sakharov prize for human rights and... REUTERS/AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY T)

(Saudi blogger Raif Badawi is seen in an undated portrait provided by Amnesty International)

Kabul University unlikely host for first Afghan women’s studies programme

By Reuters Staff
October 26, 2015
(An Afghan woman speaks as they attend a class of the gender and women's studies masters program in Kabul University, Afghanistan October 19, 2015. A group of Afghan students gathered on the leafy campus of Kabul University this week to embark on an unlikely course - the country's first Master's degree in gender and women's studies. Picture taken October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)

(An Afghan woman speaks as they attend a class of the gender and women’s studies masters program in Kabul University, Afghanistan October 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail)

Divided Central African town shows pre-election Christian-Muslim rifts

By Reuters Staff
October 26, 2015
(A group of Muslims gather within an enclave where they are confined due to violence in Dekoa, Central African Republic in this picture taken October 21, 2015. In Dekoa, a town at a busy crossroads in the bloody heartland of Central African Republic, residents are living like refugees just yards from their own homes. Like the hundreds of thousands of other internally displaced people in the crippled former French colony, they are afraid of attacks by rival armed groups who are still roaming the countryside and often use Dekoa as a passageway. Picture taken October 21, 2015. To match story CENTRAL-AFRICA/VIOLENCE REUTERS/Stringer)

(A group of Muslims gather within an enclave where they are confined due to violence in Dekoa, Central African Republic in this picture taken October 21, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer)

Indonesia’s Aceh province enacts strict Islamic criminal code for Muslims

By Reuters Staff
October 26, 2015
(A man accused of violating Sharia law is caned at Al-Munawarah mosque in Aceh Besar, Aceh province December 5, 2014 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. Seven convicted of gambling in violation of Sharia law were caned nine times each. REUTERS/Antara Foto/Ampelsa)

(A man accused of violating Sharia law is caned at Al-Munawarah mosque in Aceh Besar, Aceh province December 5, 2014.  REUTERS/Antara Foto/Ampelsa)

Palestinians suspicious of al-Aqsa monitoring promoted by Kerry

By Reuters Staff
October 26, 2015
(People walk on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City October 26, 2015. Monday's visit to the compound was low-key by most standards - no fighting broke out, no one was ejected by the police, everyone left calmly and life returned to normal. But in critical ways it cut to the heart of an issue fuelling the worst violence between Palestinians and Israel in years: whether the status quo at the site, also known as the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, is being properly enforced. REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

(People walk on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

World Catholic leaders appeal for bold climate change agreement

October 26, 2015
(Cardinal Oswald Gracias (C) signs an appeal next to Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez (2nd L) during a news conference at the Vatican, October 26, 2015. Roman Catholic leaders from around the world on Monday made a joint appeal to a forthcoming United Nations conference on climate change to produce a "fair, legally binding and truly transformational" agreement.REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

(Cardinal Oswald Gracias (C) signs an appeal for a climate change agreemet at the Vatican, October 26, 2015. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Pope Francis, ending synod, excoriates bishops with ‘closed hearts’

October 26, 2015
(Pope Francis chats with Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo (R) as he arrives to lead the synod on the family in the Synod hall at the Vatican, October 23, 2015.REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

(Pope Francis chats with Cardinal Philippe Nakellentuba Ouedraogo (R) at the synod on the family in the Synod hall at the Vatican, October 23, 2015.REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Conspiracy theories fill Italian media over pope brain tumor story

October 22, 2015
(Writer Dan Brown gestures as he poses during a photocall for the movie "Angels & Demons" at Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome May 3, 2009. After exposing a Church cover-up in "The Da Vinci Code," symbologist Robert Langdon returns to the big screen as an unlikely Vatican ally in the latest movie adaptation of a novel by author Dan Brown. "Angels & Demons," again starring Tom Hanks as Langdon and directed by Ron Howard, premieres in Rome on Monday at a theatre a mile away from Vatican City. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

(Novelist Dan Brown waves during a photocall for the movie “Angels & Demons” at Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome May 3, 2009.  REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Top Bosnian Muslim cleric raps Hungary’s Orban on Islam remarks in migrant crisis

October 22, 2015
(Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses a news conference in Vienna, Austria, September 25, 2015. Hungary will seek support for its efforts to try to block the flood of migrants on its southern border with Croatia, similar to the measures implemented on its border with Serbia, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in Vienna on Friday. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)

(Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban addresses a news conference in Vienna, Austria, September 25, 2015. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader)