The pontiff’s remarks came in a new documentary and were quoted by the Catholic News Agency. They represent his clearest stance to date on a contentious issue inside the Roman Catholic Church.

France mourns teacher Samuel Paty, as government mobilizes against Muslim groups

The teacher, attacked and beheaded last week, is to posthumously receive the Légion d’Honneur.

Nigerian protesters say security forces fired on them, fueling global outrage

The weeks-long demonstration against police brutality took a violent turn Tuesday night.

What’s reopened and what’s still restricted in 16 cities around the world

Post correspondents and contributors check on the progress of reopening from lockdowns in cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
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