HELSINKI (AP) — The attack took place after some 200 people rallied in the southern city of Malmö, yelling anti-Jewish slogans and waving Palestinian flags to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Appointing new cardinals is one of the most significant powers of the papacy, allowing a pontiff to put his stamp on the future of the 1.2 billion-member church.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) By next month he will have made cardinals in 13 countries who’ve never had them before, including places such as the Pacific island of Tonga, Haiti, and Myanmar.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) Pope Francis, making the surprise announcement during his weekly Sunday address (May 21), said the men came from Mali, Spain, Sweden, Laos and El Salvador.
ROME (RNS) The pontiff wanted to use the anniversary of the Reformation to set ecumenism on a new path that stresses a shared witness. But will that convince a skeptical world?
MALMÖ, Sweden (Reuters) - The main purpose of the pope's two-day trip was to take part in a joint commemoration with Lutherans of the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation.
(RNS) In a wide-ranging interview published on the eve of his visit to Sweden to mark the anniversary of the Reformation, the pontiff is as quotable as ever.
(RNS) Siavosh Derakhti is a young, cool Muslim who is trying to awaken Sweden to its anti-Semitism.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis' Oct. 31 visit will launch commemorations of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Also Monday, the pontiff asked forgiveness for the sins Catholics committed against other Christians.
MALMO, Sweden (RNS) Lars Vilks has spent the last few weeks moving from one safe house to another, and has been told he cannot go back to his home for the foreseeable future.
(RNS) Even before recent attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, Swedish Jews were already more afraid of wearing Jewish symbols in public than Jews in Belgium, Germany, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and the United Kingdom.
(RNS) Home-schooling families in Europe have become a cause celebre for some U.S. conservatives, who are rallying around a family in Tennessee who could face fines or loss of custody if forced to return to their native Germany.