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
Millions of Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and beyond have been celebrating Easter this weekend, the most important date
Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.
Some residents on the Greek island of Chios are up in arms over the banning of rocket firing on the eve of Orthodox Easter. Villagers from two rival
Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe and the Middle East have been celebrating Easter, the most important date in their religious calendar
Pope Francis looks to have suggested that the Roman Catholic Church could soften its ban on contraception for women facing the Zika crisis. On the
It is a meeting that may signal the beginning of the end of nearly 1000 years of bitter and often bloody rivalry between two branches of the
The stage is set, now all that remains is for the lead actors to arrive. A historic reunion of East and West is scheduled for Friday (February 12)
Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.
For 1,400 years Saint Elijah’s Monastery in Mosul Iraq had survived assaults by nature and man, but now newly obtained satellite images have
Militants from the self-titled group Islamic State have taken control of a strategic town in central Syria. Al-Qaryatain lies south-east of Homs. It