Europe

Fan leaves the Park Inn hotel in central Manchester, England, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Over a dozen people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena late Monday evening. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis sent his condolences and prayers to all those affected "by this senseless act of violence" in Manchester, England.
Politics & Society Dispatches
David StewartMay 19, 2017
More and more, the political campaigns are indistinguishable from advertising campaigns for, say, breakfast cereals.
A man carries a European Union flag in London on June 24, a day after voters in the United Kingdom decided to leave the EU. (CNS photo/Neil Hall, Reuters) 
Politics & Society News
The bishops of England and Wales have put the post-Brexit future of the United Kingdom at the top of a list of priority issues for Catholic voters to consider.
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris May 7. (CNS photo/Christian Hartmann, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
The Macron-Le Pen face-off posed a singular challenge to any Catholic trying to make a faith-informed vote.
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron celebrates at his victory rally near the Louvre in Paris on May 7. (CNS photo/Christian Hartmann, Reuters)
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Macron won the second-round presidential ballot with 66.1 percent of votes against 33.9 percent taken by Marine Le Pen.
Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC studios in London after appearing on a morning show Sunday April 30, 2017. Britain goes to the polls for a General Election on upcoming June 8. ( John Stillwell/PA via AP)
Politics & Society Dispatches
David StewartMay 05, 2017
The U.K. populace at large did not appear to share the delight of the media and the political classes as the shortest parliament in 45 years came to an abrupt end.