(Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan addresses the media as he sits in front of a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of secular Turkey, at Esenboga Airport in Ankara November 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas)
(Multi-faith people march to the Vatican in support of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment during a Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s square at the Vatican June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)
(Approximately 60 Episcopal bishops prepare to lead hundreds of marchers through the streets to protest against gun violence as part of their convention in Salt Lake City, Utah June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart)
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mormon temple is seen with a brown lawn, which church officials have not watered because of the drought, in Los Angeles, California, United States May 11, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)
(Defendant and former Nazi SS officer Oskar Groening, dubbed the “bookkeeper of Auschwitz”, sits in the courtroom ahead of his trial in the ‘Ritterakademie’ venue in Lueneburg, Germany, July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Ronny Hartmann)
A woman burns a portrait of ousted President Mohamed Mursi at the funeral of Egyptian public prosecutor Hisham Barakat, on the second anniversary of the June 30 protests, in Cairo, Egypt, June 30, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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.