Hostility to refugees worries me, says Pope

Pope Francis has expressed alarm about “signs of intolerance, discrimination and xenophobia” in Europe, including among Catholics. He told Church officials on migration that the Holy Spirit helps Catholics overcome “the temptation of exclusivism”.

Holy Sepulchre roof collapses, none hurt

Part of the roof of the 4th-century Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem collapsed last week. Hundreds of worshippers were at the site but no one was injured.

Cardinal faces trial for not reporting abuse

Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon and six other priests are to be tried on charges of not reporting historical abuse in the 1980s.

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