Catholic Herald logo
Menu
A Pakistani migrant stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos sits beside a memorial cross (AP)

Thou shalt not tempt: Europe’s political and religious leaders must remember this fundamental moral principle

Pope Francis has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The winner of the prestigious prize will be announced in October

German Chancellor Angela Merkel  (AP)

The Pontiff said in an interview he had been called by the German Chancellor, after she was angered by his comments on Europe

Pope Francis told an interviewer that Merkel had been 'a bit angry because I had compared Europe to a barren woman' (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/02/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Vatican (AP)

Francis described Europe as ‘a barren woman’ during a speech at the European parliament in 2014

Pope Francis shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in February (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 09/02/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Germany is shocked by the events in Cologne on New Year's Eve (AP)

Hundreds of men committed sexual assaults and robberies near the cathedral

A much loved man. But do we want him to win the prize? (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The prize has long been discredited – so Angela Merkel is the obvious choice

150 candles are placed in the Cologne Cathedral memory of the victims of the Germanwings plane crash last month in the French Alps (PA)

Around 1400 people attended a memorial service for the victims of the Germanwings flight which crashed in the Alps in March

Pope Francis and Chancellor Merkel met in the Vatican on Saturday (PA)

The German chancellor traveled to the Vatican to discuss the upcoming G7 summit with the Pope