The development comes nearly seven decades after the Holy See and Beijing severed official relations.
The Great Mosque of Tirana is being built in “neo-Ottoman” style—in a country that rebelled against Ottoman rule.
The UN has received reports of Muslim minorities being detained; Christians recount churches raided, crosses destroyed, and Bibles burned.
Augusta Victoria Hospital is among six East Jerusalem hospitals in financial dire straits.
The call for the February meeting at the Vatican is believed to be the first of its kind.
“I didn’t come here to find an echo chamber,” one attendee said.
Earlier this summer, an informal body called the Faculty Assembly took an unofficial vote of no confidence in its president and provost.
After voters ousted the party that had ruled Malaysia since independence from Britain, some are looking to improve interfaith relations—starting with getting to know each other.
Some pastors are also asking whether the county should be profiting from immigration detention.
The Russian punk group headlined Greenbelt, the top U.K. Christian arts and activism festival, this year.