"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
Argentinians exploded with joy on the streets of Buenos Aires when they discovered the new pope was one of their own.
No longer Jorge Mario
The much-awaited white smoke from the Sistine Chapel announcing a new pope is an ancient tradition, but it arrived at a very modern time, just ahead
The Roman Catholic Church has a new leader: Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis on March 13.
The huge crowds that
Pope Francis, the former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, delivered his first blessing and message to Rome and the world about an hour after
With Catholicism now the number one religion in the United States there was a buzz over the election of Pope Francis like none before, and the fact
The new Pope Francis, formerly Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has been described as a humble and down-to-earth man of the faith, a man at ease among
Catholics in Buenos Aires were overwhelmed with joy as the announcement came that Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a fellow Argentinian, is the new pope.
The new Pope Francis will be closely scrutinised by non-Christians – including in Turkey.
Comments made by his predecessor in 2006 quoting
They cheered, they celebrated, and they prayed in St Peter’s Square.
Thousands had stood all day in the rain – though the sight of white smoke must
The Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected as the new pope. He becomes the first Latin American, as well as the first Jesuit
Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was born in 1936. He became Bishop of Buenos Aires in 1992 and Archbishop six years later. He has often shunned
The Vatican has spoken out in defence of the decision to include Cardinal Roger Mahony in the conclave to elect a successor for Pope Benedict
Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected as Pope Francis. He becomes the first Latin American, as well as the first Jesuit leader of
A lone seagull landed on the the chimney on the Sistine Chapel, oblivious to the world’s media, video cameras and millions of pairs of eyes staring
The foul weather in Rome had failed to break up the St Peter’s Square popewatch. Underneath a sea of umbrellas hundreds, at times thousands, of pairs
The Roman Catholic faithful watch and wait for a plume of white smoke from the Vatican, signalling that a new pope has been chosen.
A new pope gets a new ring, the Ring of the Fisherman also known as the Piscatory Ring.
Although the conclave is still locked away in contemplation
On the first day of the papal conclave thousands of followers watched as the black smoke billowed telling them no decision on a new pope had been
One of the challenges facing the new pope and the Catholic Church is how best to help and bring comfort to Christians who feel persecuted in North