PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that swept through Paris' Notre Dame cathedral (all times local):
Among those watching with horror as fire engulfed the iconic Notre Dame...
UN chief urges conflict prevention and ‘diplomacy for peace’
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday the Central African Republic, which has suffered overlapping national and local conflicts for decades despite 15 peace agreements since 1997, is an example of why "diplomacy for peace" is needed more than ever.
The U.N. chief told the Security Council that he believes it is possible to reverse trends like the one in Central African Republic, which is why "we must make prevention our priority."
LONDON (AP) — The third child of Prince William and wife Kate was christened Monday at a royal chapel.
The service for Prince Louis was attended by guests including Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, and newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan.
Louis's siblings Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, also watched the ceremony at The Chapel Royal in St. James's Palace.
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Nothing quite captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday's royal wedding as much as the guest preacher whose sermon brought American flair to a very English church service.
The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the first black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, was hand-picked by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to address their 600 wedding guests.
LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace says the head of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, will speak at the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle.
Curry will give the address — a sermon — at the May 19 event in Windsor. He will join the dean of Windsor, the Rt. Rev. David Conner, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who will officiate at the service.
Meghan Markle baptized
LONDON (AP) — The leader of the Anglican church says Saudi Arabia's crown prince is committed to the flourishing of different faiths in his strict Sunni Muslim kingdom.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Thursday in London.
The archbishop's Lambeth Palace office said "the crown prince made a strong commitment to promote the flourishing of those of different faith traditions, and to interfaith dialogue within the Kingdom and beyond."
Archbishop of Canterbury baffled by Christians backing Trump
LONDON (AP) — The Archbishop of Canterbury says he doesn't understand why so many Christians in the U.S. support President Donald Trump.
Justin Welby told ITV's Preston on Sunday program that he "really genuinely" can't comprehend why fundamentalists have provided such a strong base for Trump.
Welby did say he would be willing to attend a state dinner in Trump's honor if the president comes to Britain on an official visit.
UK Anglicans issue advice to counter anti-LGBT bullying
LONDON (AP) — The Church of England has issued new guidance to counter anti-LGBT bullying at its schools, telling teachers that children should be permitted to wear tutus, tiaras or superhero capes "without judgment or derision."
The church says children should be "afforded freedom from the expectation of permanence" and able to experiment with "many cloaks of identity" without gender stereotypes or being labelled.
Pope says he’s studying possible trip to South Sudan
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis says he's studying the possibility of going to South Sudan, the East African nation suffering famine and civil war.
Francis said while visiting an Anglican church in Rome on Sunday that Anglican, Presbyterian and Catholic bishops had asked him to "please come, even for a day."
The pope says they asked him to visit with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, the Anglican leader who also has decried the suffering in South Sudan.
Russian Patriarch’s visit to queen stirs some complaints
LONDON (AP) — The head of Russia's Orthodox Church begins a four-day visit to Britain Saturday that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II, but his visit has stirred some resistance because of his strong support of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Pope, Anglican leader celebrate 50 years of dialogue
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is pushing through with an unusually high-powered month of outreach to other Christians, celebrating 50 years of Catholic dialogue with the Anglican Church in between important visits to Orthodox and Lutheran leaders.
Francis joined the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, for a vigil prayer service Wednesday at Rome's church of St. Gregory. The church is named for the 6th-century pope who dispatched missionaries to England to spread Christianity.