"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 six-day course will see talks from experts on varying subjects on the "existential surroundings of demons".
Pope Francis apologises for comments he admits were unintentionally hurtful to many sexual abuse victims.
This year sees the 21st edition of the Pope John Paul II Skiing Cup. The former Pope founded the competition with the idea of allowing priests to set an example in honest competition, as well as in prayer.
It wasn't all marriages on airplanes. The Pope has caused outrage on his visit to Chile by refusing to condemn Bishop Juan Barros, who stands accused of a cover-up.
The mid-air ceremony was the first in papal history.
Uncovering serious failings across institutions, an Australian inquiry into child abuse recommends the Catholic Church remove its requirement for celibacy
Britain's Bonfire Night, which celebrates the foiling of a Catholic plot to blow up parliament and the King in 1605, has had one new addition to its rogues' gallery of conspirators and priests - Harvey Weinstein.
Abortion is currently illegal in the country, except if a pregnant woman's life is in danger. Rights campaigners will be closely watching what changes are put to voters in a referendum on the issue next year.
Former Catholic Archbishop of Westminster Cormac Murphy O'Connor dies aged 85
A group of Roman Catholic priests were refused service at a Welsh pub on after staff mistook them for a stag party in fancy dress.
One of the Pope’s top advisors is facing sex abuse charges in Australia. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's economy minister, is the most senior Catholic to be charged with sex crimes
Cardinal George Pell
Tens of thousands of worshippers greeted Pope Francis from the esplanade of the Fatima sanctuary where the Pope made saints of two Portuguese shepherd children who are believed to have seen apparition
Pope Francis has canonised the Marto children, who 100 years ago saw the Madonna in Portugal, and are now the Catholic church's youngest saints.
Pope Francis has visited one of the most famous Catholic pilgrimage sites, the Shrine of Fatima in Portugal, to name two shepherd children saints.
Pope Francis arrived at Monte Real airport in Portugal on Friday where he was greeted by the Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
Mobs of pilgrims began to flock to Fatima to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions and to see Pope Francis who is due to visit between May…
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.
Catholics in Egypt make up less than 1% of the population, but Pope Francis wants to strengthen dialogue between religions.