Many Germans hoped a German pope would bring an end to the schism between catholics and protestants that began here, centuries ago. But those hopes were dashed.
Pope Francis welcomed and embraced the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican, signalizing solidarity between Catholics and Sunni Muslims. "Our meeting is the message," Francis told reporters.
It is nearly impossible to find wi-fi in Germany. So, in an answer to everyone's prayers, Germany's Protestant Church has spread the good news: free internet hotspots. Or rather, "Godspots."
Tens of thousands of Bosnians took to the streets for and against the government in the country's autonomous Serb region. Police in Banja Luka brought in reinforcements to keep the two sides apart.
European nations have again been urged to help refugees and not erect more fences during a rare meeting between Pope Francis and the head of Germany's Protestant churches. The pair met like "brothers."
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