Pope Francis has brought out his first music album, keeping up a tradition started by his predecessors. With "Wake Up" his pop and rock melodies appeal to the younger generation.
The row about the planned reform of the judiciary in Poland is religiously charged. It exposes the close relationship between the ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) and the country's conservative clergy.
The pope has removed the head of church doctrine, Cardinal Gerhard Müller, from his post. A devoted protege of ex-Pope Benedict, Müller appeared to disagree with some of the pope's Church reforms.
As a child in the famous Regensburg Domspatzen Catholic boys choir, Alexander Probst was one of hundreds of victims of physical and sexual abuse. Now, with the release of a final report on the abuse, he speaks with DW.
Cardinal George Pell, the top financial adviser to Pope Francis, maintained his innocence in a sexual abuse case that has shaken the Vatican. His trial is set to start on October 6 in Melbourne.
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