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.
Bees are having a hard time. Pesticides, viruses, varroa mites and climate change pose major threats. Scientists have found that some bees can cope better with others.
Pope Francis has met with a Sudanese woman sentenced to death for her religion and later freed. Meriam Ibrahim and her family are expected to spend a few days in Rome before heading to the United States.
Manila has begun preparing to evacuate citizens from Libya amid mounting violence after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse gang-raped. Greece sent a warship to pick up citizens, while Spain removed embassy staff.
The number of children in state custody has reached a record high. Refugee kids are also taken into care and should have the right to aid, says Heinz Hilgers, president of the child protection body Kinderschutzbund.
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