"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
The status of Jerusalem was a key talking point for the President and his host, Pope Francis
Some at St. Peter's Square say the Pope may have been sending a message to Donald Trump and other world leaders who have been using the phrase "fake news."
Pope Francis called on people to welcome the unknown as he delivered a mass for the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
"Don't be afraid, feed them, because this too is the language of love," said the Pope.
Pope Francis offered his reflections on 2018 as he celebrated New Year's Day Mass in St. Peter's Basilica and later greeted some 40,000 people in St. Peter's Square.
The activist was stopped by Vatican police before she could snatch baby Jesus away.
Pope Francis urged hospitality towards migrants and refugees in his Christmas Midnight Mass
Helping the needy and neglected is one way of obtaining a “passport to paradise, Pope Francis has said.
Celebrating Sunday mass, the head of the
It's definitely a step up from the pope-mobile, but the pontiff won't be using his gift of a Lamborghini on the tree-shaded roads of the Vatican gardens.
Cigarette sales in The Vatican are to vanish into a puff of smoke from 2018.
Angela Merkel has her fourth private audience with Pope Francis.
Trump says meeting pope 'honour of a lifetime'
The pair have clashed over several issues in the past including migration, rampant capitalism and global warming.
The world’s oldest standing army has 40 new members after a Swiss Guard swearing-in ceremony at the Vatican.
The Pope took offence to the word "mother" being used to describe a deadly weapon.
It is an issue that has reached boiling point and threatens us all with nuclear destruction.
Pope Francis' surprise TED talk carries a message of warning to the powerful.
Pope Emeritus Benedict celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday (April 17) in the garden of his residence in the Vatican.
Referring to the blast near Aleppo which killed more than 100 people, Francis said Syrians were the "victims of a war that does not cease to sow horror and death."
Security has been increased all over Rome for Easter following recent international terror attacks.