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Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, regarded as a likely successor to Angela Merkel, accepted it would be an ‘immense break’ with tradition

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer brings her faith into the public square. Will it stop her speedy rise to the top of German politics?

The Pope and the chancellor want a more ‘humanised’ globalism. But could this backfire?

The Vatican said the talks focused on the need for the international community to combat poverty, hunger, terrorism and climate change

A spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the suicide bombings that killed 45 people on Sunday

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Turkey’s prime minister said it would “test” relations between the two countries at a sensitive time

Holy Father echoes Martin Luther King as he shares vision for continent

It seems odd that the Holy Father should so openly take one side in the controversy over European integration

Thou shalt not tempt: Europe’s political and religious leaders must remember this fundamental moral principle