"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"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
Guess what - politics coloured the celebrations in Catalonia.
Christians and Muslims both love Jesus and his mother, writes author Haroon Moghul
Christian communities gather to celebrate the build up to Christmas.
The Street Pastors are a group of Christian volunteers who walk Scotland's streets doling out support to the needy, hungry, and drunk.
Every year, in the weeks leading up to Christmas, Santa Claus and his elves are very busy in the Arctic Circle in Lapland, Finland.
A senior Anglican minister said that people should pray that Prince William's four-year-old son be homosexual when he is older to pressure the Church of England to recognise same-sex marriage.
The huge Christmas crib consists of clay figurines called "santons," which are traditional in southern France
Pope's chief financial adviser -- Australia's most senior Catholic -- charged with multiple sexual assault charges.
Christina, an Iraqi Christianm was kidnapped by ISIL in 2014 after her home town was overrun by the militant group.
The Egyptian military launches air strikes on alleged militant camps in Libya following a deadly attack on a group of Coptic Christians.
The former US leader told tens of thousands assembled before the Brandenburg Gate 'we can't hide behind a wall'.
Pope Francis' trip to Egypt is aimed at building bridges between Christian and Muslim faiths
Pope Francis has led the world’s Roman Catholics into Easter, urging the faithful not to ignore the plight of immigrants, the poor and other vulnerable people.
Good Friday events have been taking place across the globe to mark the Bible’s account of Christ’s crucifixion.
In the week before Easter Sunday there are a variety of lesser-known holy days across Europe, including Maundy Thursday.
Christians celebrate Holy Thursday in Jerusalem, just days after two deadly attacks on churches in neighbouring Egypt.
Hundreds of Catholics in the Philippines are celebrating the pre-Easter festival Maundy Thursday.
Worshippers gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to mark Palm Sunday, waving palm branches during the procession next to the newly restored Tomb of…
Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…
Father Thomas Carroll is a 70-year-old priest in Dublin, Ireland.
He grew up rural county Tipperary, in a family with strong military ties. His