At Whitsun (aka Pentecost), Christians celebrate the appearance of the Holy Spirit to the Twelve Apostles. In Bavaria, processions -- like the Pentecost ride in Bad Kötzting -- are held to mark the occasion.
Growing rates of coronavirus infections have led Nigeria to slow down a planned relaxing of confinement measures. Religious gatherings remain banned, inflaming the ire of many mosque and church leaders.
The first day of June has seen lockdown restrictions eased in a number of European countries. People from Athens to Amsterdam are flocking to museums and bars for the first time in months. Follow DW for the latest.
Heavy storms caused a church roof to collapse near Durban, killing 13 and injuring 16 others. Some had been staying at the church overnight when the incident happened.
In Germany priests often preach to empty church benches while in Zambia, Christian churches play a leading role in society. At the Religions for Peace World Assembly, Tessa Walther explores the root of these differences.
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