"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
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Nazi inscriptions have been sawed off a church bell in a town in Lower-Saxony. A letter left behind by those responsible called it an act of "spring cleaning".
Campaigns have gone viral calling for people to show solidarity with Muslims on April 3.
While receiving treatment for leukemia, Peter Lombardi saw the Pope on television and said he wanted to meet him.
Catholic penitents in northern Philippines on Thursday flagellated themselves and carried wooden crosses in re-enacting the last hours of Jesus Christ.
Pope Francis, starting Holy Week services leading to Easter, urged young people on Sunday to keep shouting and not allow the older generations to silence their voices or anesthetize their idealism.
More confirmation of the decline of Christianity in Europe? A new report finds a majority of young adults in a dozen European countries say they have no religion at all.
Israel Museum shows fragment of story expanding on material in Biblical book of Genesis
Testimonies from three sisters detailed the arduous daily household tasks they carried out for “often modest” pay.
The ceremony came just weeks after a mass shooting at a school in Florida killed 17 people.
Church leaders said in a statement the municipality's move to tax commercial assets owned by the church seemed like an "attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem".
The followers of the Jainism, in India, celebrate the kick-off of a religious festival in the region of Karnataka.
Beggar Dobre Dobrev rejected materialism and devoted his last decades to raising money for Bulgaria’s Orthodox Church.
A controversial proposal to outlaw boys being circumcised in Iceland has been slammed by religious leaders across Europe.
Satirical floats featuring Kim Jong Un playing with a nuclear bomb is among the irreverent favourites at this year's Cologne Carnival.
As Italy deals with the aftermath of a violent attack on immigrants, Muslims in Catania offer an example of how integration can work.
Far-right groups are using links to religion to gain mainstream influence in Poland.
A Parisian church is making it easier for worshippers to donate during collections at Mass after the priest installed contactless bank card terminals.
Agoraphobic? This may be hard to watch.
Mayor denies measures are discriminatory.
The Muslim population in the US is growing at a rate of around 100,000 per year