The Fatima sanctuary was opened last Tuesday after a period of restrictions introduced due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The official figures show that the secularisation of Germany is accelerating.
The Holy See warns that religiously-motivated hate crimes are on the rise, as the Covid-19 pandemic increases intolerance
The dissolution of a famous pilgrimage in Poland raises questions about freedom of religion in this Catholic country.
French churches and other Christian symbols are being targeted by vandals on a weekly basis in France.
Some of the Church of England’s most senior bishops have reported receiving hate mail and death threats
The Shrine of Fatima has been closed since the 14th of March for sanitary reasons related to the pandemic.
The pilgrims were registered and sent back home by the authorities.
The church’s pastor, Monika Matthias, was "moved" by the Muslim call to prayer.