Pope Francis has led the world’s Roman Catholics into Easter, urging the faithful not to ignore the plight of immigrants, the poor and other vulnerable people.
In the week before Easter Sunday there are a variety of lesser-known holy days across Europe, including Maundy Thursday.
Worshippers gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to mark Palm Sunday, waving palm branches during the procession next to the newly restored Tomb of…
Pope Francis has condemned Sunday’s violence against Coptic Christians in Egypt, where deadly double attacks are sure to raise security concerns over his own forthcoming trip to the…
Father Thomas Carroll is a 70-year-old priest in Dublin, Ireland. He grew up rural county Tipperary, in a family with strong military ties. His
Pope Francis has made a surprise announcement saying he wants to make a trip to famine-struck, war-torn South Sudan, but not on his own.
New parents in Tbilisi, Georgia had their children blessed at the Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral in celebration of the Epiphany.
On Friday and Saturday millions of Orthodox Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas.
On the feast of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, Pope Francis paid tribute to Christians in the Middle East who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist…
Iraqi Christians gathered for church services in Qaraqosh and Bashiqa, near Mosul in Niveneh province, for church services on 25 December.
Pope Francis has given his fourth Christmas Mass from St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.
Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.
Bartella: Christmas after ISIL Hundreds of Iraqi Christians gathered in Bartella, near Mosul, for a Christmas Eve service – the first since this area was retaken from the Islamic State group (ISIL) in
Pope Francis has appointed 17 new cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church, 13 of whom are under 80 years-old making them eligible to replace him in future.
Iraqi Kurdish fighters joined by locals have restored the crucifix above a church in Bashiqa.
Popular Nigerian television evangelist, T.B. Joshua, has deleted the Facebook post in which he predicted a close contest in the United States (US) elections of November 8.
Pope Francis has visited Sweden as 12 months of events leading up to the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Church begin.
In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the origi
This is one of numerous places claimed as the final resting place of the biblical prophet Daniel
Christians living in Iraq's Kurdish region are watching events around Mosul closely as coalition forces try to drive the extremists out.
A former notorious Liberian warlord "General Butt Naked," who repented of his atrocities and became a preacher seeks for funding for his project.
Many Muslims attended church in France this Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots.
An Easter service was held in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill led the service which was attended by several