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Catholic Priest in Ukraine (PA)

A letter to the Ukrainian president said the constitutional amendment would ‘seriously threaten’ family life

Tourists helped the Vatican to achieve a surplus in 2014 (CNS)

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

An Orthodox priest stands at a bus stop with a poster urging a Yes vote in last Sunday's referendum (AP)

In the minds of many Greeks, the Orthodox Church has become part of an arrogant and self-serving establishment

A poster supporting the No vote in the referendum outside a Greek Orthodox church in Athens (AP)

Archbishop Sevastianos Rossolatos says Greeks ‘just hope to survive these truly terrible conditions’

A migrant is assisted after arriving in Reggio Calabria, Italy (CNS)

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis

A man walks next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

Ibn Khaldun offered a cogent explanation of why corruption thrives within close-knit societies

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

A riot policeman escorts an injured protester who was hit during clashes in Bujumbura, Burundi (CNS)

President Pierre Nkurunziza says anyone opposed to his third term is ‘opposing the will of God’

Migrants wait to disembark in Catania (PA)

Cardinal Antonio Maria Veglio says he is not happy with EU accord

A migrant is helped as she disembarks from a Coast Guard boat in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo (CNS)

Illegal immigration needs to end and the only possible solution is legal immigration – at present we have the worst of all possible worlds