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Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

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.

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.

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Good Friday marked across the world

Good Friday events have been taking place across the globe to mark the Bible’s account of Christ’s crucifixion.

Good Friday events have been taking place across the globe to mark the Bible’s account of Christ’s crucifixion.

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How do Europe's Christians celebrate Maundy Thursday?

In the week before Easter Sunday there are a variety of lesser-known holy days across Europe, including Maundy Thursday.

In the week before Easter Sunday there are a variety of lesser-known holy days across Europe, including Maundy Thursday.

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Christians in Jerusalem celebrate Holy Thursday

Christians celebrate Holy Thursday in Jerusalem, just days after two deadly attacks on churches in neighbouring Egypt.

Christians celebrate Holy Thursday in Jerusalem, just days after two deadly attacks on churches in neighbouring Egypt.

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Filipino Catholics perform bloody ritual

Hundreds of Catholics in the Philippines are celebrating the pre-Easter festival Maundy Thursday.

Hundreds of Catholics in the Philippines are celebrating the pre-Easter festival Maundy Thursday.

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Palm Sunday in Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

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…

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…

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Pope offers condolences after Christian bloodshed in Egypt

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…

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…

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From Irish air force to the orthodox church

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

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

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Pope to visit South Sudan

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.

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.

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Iraq: Christians find hometown in ruins

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

Large parts of the once thriving Christian community of Quaraqosh in Northern Iraq have been left in ruins.

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Watch - acrobatic child baptism in Georgia

New parents in Tbilisi, Georgia had their children blessed at the Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral in celebration of the Epiphany.

New parents in Tbilisi, Georgia had their children blessed at the Orthodox Holy Trinity Cathedral in celebration of the Epiphany.

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Pope Francis honours persecuted Middle East Christians

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…

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…

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Pope Francis makes Christmas plea for peace

Pope Francis delivered words of hope and comfort, alongside pleas for peace, in his Christmas Day address.

Pope Francis delivered words of hope and comfort, alongside pleas for peace, in his Christmas Day address.

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Bethlehem celebrates Christmas

Tourists from around the world join locals to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the town where Christians say Jesus was born.

Tourists from around the world join locals to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the town where Christians say Jesus was born.

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Christmas Eve crowds flock to Bethlehem

Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.

Christian pilgrims from around the world have been gathering this Christmas Eve in Bethlehem – revered as the birthplace of Jesus.

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Iraq: Christmas service held in Bartella, recently liberated from ISIL

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

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

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Twitter mocks Nigerian preacher for deleting anti-Trump prophecy

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.

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.

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Original rock of tomb of Jesus revealed

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

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

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General Butt Naked pleads for funding and Liberia's forgiveness

A former notorious Liberian warlord "General Butt Naked," who repented of his atrocities and became a preacher seeks for funding for his project.

A former notorious Liberian warlord "General Butt Naked," who repented of his atrocities and became a preacher seeks for funding for his project.

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Muslims attend Sunday Mass after terror killing of French priest

Many Muslims attended church in France this Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots.

Many Muslims attended church in France this Sunday to show compassion for slain priest, Father Jacques Hamel, and solidarity with their Catholic compatriots.

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Russia: President Putin attends Easter Mass in Moscow cathedral

An Easter service was held in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill led the service which was attended by several

An Easter service was held in Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill led the service which was attended by several