Europe

Pope Francis greets bishops as he arrives at Bozzolo, near Cremona, northern Italy, to pray at the tomb of Don Primo Mazzolari, on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Pope Francis is making a pilgrimage to northern Italy to honor two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor and powerless brought them censure from the Vatican. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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Pope Francis made the pilgrimage to honor two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor and powerless brought them censure from the Vatican.
Norway's Minister of Climate and Environment Vidar Helgesen speaks during the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative in Oslo, Norway, on Monday June 19, 2017. Religious and indigenous leaders worldwide are calling for an end to deforestation in an international multi-faith, multi-cultural plea to reduce the emissions that fuel climate change, which is killing tropical rainforests.(Lise Aserud/NTB Scanpix via AP)
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“If we continue to do deforestation, it is like suicide," said Monsignor Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo. "We need to act together to defend our common house."
The leader of the Liberal Democrats Party, Tim Farron, speaks at the launch of the party’s general election campaign in Kingston-Upon-Thames, Britain, on May 1, 2017. Photo courtesy of Reuters/Peter Nicholls
Politics & Society News
Concern is growing among British Christians about their place in the country’s public life after Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, resigned over his religious beliefs.
Flames and smoke billow from a London apartment building on June 14. London's Metropolitan Police said a number of people were being treated for a range of injuries, and authorities appealed for families to report anyone unaccounted for. (CNS photo/Andy Rain, EPA) 
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Catholic leaders in London offered prayers for victims of a fire in a 24-story apartment building.
British Prime Minister Theresa May listens to election results in Maidenhead on June 9. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Politics & Society Short Take
Eloise BlondiauJune 09, 2017
At the end of her election campaign, the British prime minister made ominous comments about curtailing civil liberties.
A gold-leaf statue depicting the ancient Mormon prophet, Moroni, is prepared for placement on one of the spires of the new Mormon temple in Rome on March 25, 2017. Photo courtesy of Claudio Falanga/Intellectual Reserve Inc.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has an estimated 26,000 members in Italy, with the biggest missions based in Milan and Rome.