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Cologne Cathedral (CNS)

The German bishops’ have announced that it has changed the Church’s labour laws to reflect ‘multiple changes in legal practice, legislation and society’

Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria on Monday (PA)

The EU has said it will strengthen sea patrols by its Frontex border agency and destroy human traffickers’ boats

Marine Le Pen's Front National came top of last year's polls (PA)

Commission of bishops compares the rise to the kind of politics that preceded the two world wars

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, second right, accompanied by members of his government poses for a group picture outside the Parliament in central Athens (CNS)

Archbishop Nikolaos Printezis called for patience following Sunday’s election result

Candles burn by a memorial plaque at the Birkenau Nazi death camp in Oswiecim, Poland (PA)

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz preached yesterday at Auschwitz’s Centre for Dialogue and Prayer

A French soldier stands guard outside St Joseph Cathedral in Bambari, Central African Republic (CNS)

Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo Aziagbia says that the Pope ‘responded positively’ to an invitation from the country’s bishops’ conference

Women gather at a chapel in a camp set up for Ukrainian refugees in August (CNS)

Warning comes 25 years after Catholicism was re-legalised in the country

Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (CNS)

Cardinal Philippe Ouedraogo announced a week of prayers for ‘reconciliation, justice and peace’

Italian Coast Guard vessels gather at the spot where 366 migrants perished in the 2013 Lampedusa migrant boat disaster (CNS)

Criticism continues for move by European nations to scale down search and rescue

Poland's prime minister Ewa Kopacz will prepare to debate the "Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence" (PA)

The bishops said the convention blamed the communities of marriage and family for all violence