Once an altar stood here, but now it’s a living room. Two years ago, the Kreyer family from the town of Langenberg in western Germany leased a former church building and converted it to a home.
The Ulm Minster is 125 years old on May 31. The town on the Danube will celebrate the church with the "Ulmer Weitblick" - a 1.8 million euro cultural program.
At least 38 people have died after a home for the elderly in China's Henan province caught fire. Rescue operations were under way, while the cause of the blaze was not initially known.
The Catholic Church in Burundi has criticized upcoming elections, while the European Union's election observers are downing tools until the situation improves. Fair elections are "impossible," the opposition claims.
Ken Loach from Britain and Cristian Mungiu from Romania have something unique in common: they have both won the Palme d'Or. Their latest films were lauded at the Cannes Festival and are now finally available on DVD.