Pope Francis led his first Easter services since becaming pontiff, as millions of Christians worldwide marked Good Friday.
As Christians around the world commemorated the crucifixion of Christ, Pope Francis denounced terrorism and indifference to refugees. The pontiff called on people not to be overwhelmed by the "apparent victory of evil."
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."
A visit to Lesbos by Pope Francis and the head of the Greek Orthodox Church is a further sign of the readiness of the churches to work together, says theologian Apostolos Nikolaidis.
In a DW interview, Islamic scholar Syed Nomanul Haq explains what version of the religion militant Islamic groups like "IS" and the Taliban subscribe to. Haq says there is no monolithic Islam.
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