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12 stolen icons returned to Greece from UK amid uptick in theft of sacred art
Nun blasts exiled former Spanish king as “corrupt”, “womaniser”, “thief”
Young people share hopes for post-lockdown Church not afraid “to be challenged, to learn, to adapt and to grow”
Minister General of Conventual Franciscans insists COVID-19 “not God punishing us or tripping us up”
What literature can tell us about people’s faith (or rejection of it) during a pandemic
In new book preface, Pope says COVID-19 a wake-up call to global injustice, “cry of the poor and of our gravely diseased planet”
Selflessness of immigrants during COVID-19 forces UK media, public to rethink xenophobia
Pope pleads: “Much remains to be done” to end human trafficking, “an open wound on the body of society”
COVID-19 in Europe: The price of being rich
German Church at loggerheads over Bishops’ plans to reform seminaries
Humanist academic calls for removal of “problematic” cross from flag of Sweden
Historian, on Hagia Sophia: “The problem is political, not religious. Erdoğan acted for the sake of nationalism, not the Muslim faith”
Explainer: Why does Hagia Sophia still stir such strong passions after 1,500 years?
Ecotheologian Boff warns of humanity’s “unsustainable” relationship with planet: “If this perverse logic continues, it will lead to our grave”
Vatican archbishop says post-pandemic chance to “transform” market, “rethink” models of development, coexistence
Bishops celebrate agreement on EU coronavirus recovery fund: “This is the Europe of solidarity”
German Church tax income hits new high despite record drop in membership
Cardinal Marx insists Christians “obliged” to fight anti-Semitism: “We must not look away again”
COVID-19: Belgian bishop recalls need for Church to obey State health directives
Serbian Patriarch appeals for joint Muslim-Christian worship in Hagia Sophia in sign of “historical symbiosis, tolerance and trust”
‘Our Lady of COVID’: a “message of hope” or a “blasphemous provocation”?
Number of Spaniards identifying as Catholics, attending Mass falls to new low
Analysis: Could the US and Western Europe use the Hagia Sophia reconversion to create a new front against Turkey?
Vatican official deplores: “The coronavirus is very democratic in its transmission, but very elitist in its treatment”
500 million Christians urge G20 to “build back better” a “truly just and sustainable” economy post-COVID-19
Analysis: What prompted Turkish president Erdogan to reconvert Hagia Sophia into a mosque?
Cardinal Bassetti warns post-COVID: “Either we rebuild a world with a hunger for justice or we will witness the decline of our civilisation”
Updated: Francis speaks out against Hagia Sophia mosque reconversion… Too little, too late?
Turkish Council of State gives green light to conversion of Hagia Sophia into mosque
Cardinal Tagle laments how quickly humanity forgetting COVID-19 lessons: “We’re back to the fighting, the imposition of power…”
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