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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, left, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (AP Photo)

For some even the slightest change in relations with Rome will end up with tradition being swept away

Hundreds of people bow their heads in prayer during a vigil for victims of the Orlando nightclub attack (Andres Leiva/Tampa Bay Times via AP)

We should recognise it as a homophobic killing and renew our commitment to upholding the rule of law

Elijah confronts King Ahab and Queen Jezebel in a print by Sir Francis Dicksee

For anyone arguing that the Devil has the best tunes, the life of Queen Jezebel would be a good place to start

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (AP)

At the heart of Orthodox division is a disputed understanding of the role of the Patriarch of Constantinople

'The abuse crisis was caused by abusers in the first place, but the crisis became a catastrophe because many bishops were not properly capable of oversight' (CNS)

The Pope’s new set of canons are significant because they locate the epicenter of the abuse crisis in the episcopacy

A statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Dominican Basilica of St Stanislaus in Lublin, Poland (CNS)

Evangelisation needs to do what Christ did: radiate love

Bishop Wenceslao Padilla confirms a boy at Good Shepherd Catholic Parish in Ulan Bator, Mongolia (CNS)

Intrepid missionaries in East Asia have something to teach Western Catholics

A small tent city has formed on Serbia’s border with Hungary where migrants are waiting to cross into the European Union despite border closures and a deal with Turkey to stop sea crossings into Greece. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Has the European Union actually made the world fairer, cleaner and safer?

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston baptises a catechumen during the Easter Vigil (CNS)

The place we need to look for instruction is the American South

Ahmed el-Tayeb exchanges gifts with Pope Francis (AP)

Anti-Christian prejudice among Muslims is a very bad advertisement for their faith