Brexit revives specter of Northern Ireland violence
Northern Ireland's Catholic community rejects a hard post-Brexit division of the island. But many Protestants fear that if Northern Ireland were given special status, as the EU has proposed, that could be a first step toward a united Ireland.
Momentous decision: Portugal votes on legalising euthanasia
We look at cartoonists' reactions to Italy's ongoing political crisis. And lawmakers in deeply Catholic Portugal consider legalising euthanasia.
Clowns go on pilgrimage in Mexico
Worshippers dressed as clowns carry on a decades-old tradition, parading to Mexico's holiest Catholic shrine to give thanks and ask for prosperity in the New Year.
Mass with pope Francis in Egypt begins
Pope Francis leads a mass for Egypt's small Catholic community on Saturday as he visits the country in support of its Christians following a series of deadly church bombings.