Topic: Charles University of Prague
Tomas Halik, Roman Catholic priest, has pursued his spiritual mission of dialogue with other believers and non-believers. The Templeton Prize is one of the world's richest, worth more than the $1.2 million the Nobel Prize.
A police spokesman said the cause of the blast is more than likely a natural gas leak.
For the first time, the Czech Republic directly elected a president, choosing former Prime Minister Milos Zeman. Zeman took office as prime minster in 1998, and has taken favorable positions toward the European Union.