Feb 9, 2019 1:10
A cardinal who was dismissed from a senior Vatican post by Pope Francis has written his own “Manifesto of Faith,” in the latest attack on the pontiff’s authority by a leading member of the Church’s conservative wing.
Feb 3, 2019 1:14
Pope Francis on Sunday became the first pontiff to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula, just hours after issuing his strongest condemnation yet of the war in Yemen, where his host the United Arab Emirates has a leading military role.
Jan 25, 2019 1:20
Britain's Queen Elizabeth speaks out about respect and finding common ground -- comments widely understood as telling politicians falling out over Brexit to get their act together.
Jan 11, 2019 0:44
Hundreds of Christian worshipers gathered at Bethany beyond the Jordan on Friday, a site said to be the exact spot where Jesus was baptized, to celebrate the annual pilgrimage to the area.
Jan 9, 2019 1:00
Half a million Filipino Catholics flocked to the annual procession of a four century-old statue of Jesus Christ in Manila.
Jan 4, 2019 2:00
Poland's rural east is one of the most devoutly Catholic regions in Europe. When the Church's global sexual abuse crisis struck clergy here, it divided towns into camps of denial, fury, and loathing.
Dec 25, 2018 5:22
The influence of religion, especially Christianity, is waning among Generation Z with falling rates of church attendance, and religious affiliation.
Dec 21, 2018 1:17
Pope Francis has urged predator priests who have sexually abused minors to turn themselves in at his traditional Christmas address to the Vatican.
Dec 3, 2018 1:09
Pope Francis has issued one of his clearest statements to date on homosexual priests and nuns. The pontiff says they should resign rather than lead a double life.
Nov 1, 2018 2:10
After Ukraine secured approval to set up a new Eastern Orthodox Church independent of Moscow, the country's clerics are being forced into a decision between the old and the new.
Oct 21, 2018 1:57
Melissa Madara was not surprised to receive death threats before her Brooklyn witchcraft store hosted a public hexing of newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh over the weekend.
Oct 17, 2018 1:21
Hindu hardliners have blocked the road to female pilgrims of menstrual age, after India's Supreme Court ruled they were allowed to enter a temple that has barred them for centuries.