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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

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Orthodox Easter: Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem

Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.

Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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Easter rocket ban on Greek island leads to protest

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

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

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Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter

Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe and the Middle East have been celebrating Easter, the most important date in their religious calendar

Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe and the Middle East have been celebrating Easter, the most important date in their religious calendar

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Catholic and Russian Orthodox leaders end 1000-year standoff

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

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

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Stage is set ahead of historic pope-patriarch meeting

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)

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)

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Ethiopia celebrates baptism of Jesus

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

Thousands take part in Epiphany festival or Timket in Ethiopia to celebrate the baptism of Jesus according to the ancient Orthodox calendar.

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Jihadists destroy ancient monastery in Iraq

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

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

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Syria: hundreds missing after strategic town falls to militants

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

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

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Turin shroud on public display

The controversial Shroud of Turin is back on display for the first time in five years. The ancient piece of linen now on public view at Turin

The controversial Shroud of Turin is back on display for the first time in five years. The ancient piece of linen now on public view at Turin

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Christians in Aleppo call for an end to the Syria conflict

As the systematic bombing of Syria’s largest city continues to wreak destruction and claim lives, a leading Christian clergyman in Aleppo has called

As the systematic bombing of Syria’s largest city continues to wreak destruction and claim lives, a leading Christian clergyman in Aleppo has called

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Orthodox Christians mark Good Friday across Middle East

Orthodox Christians have marked Good Friday in Jerusalem’s Old City by retracing what they believe was the route Jesus Christ took to his

Orthodox Christians have marked Good Friday in Jerusalem’s Old City by retracing what they believe was the route Jesus Christ took to his

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Good Friday and the Passover coincide for a day of religious celebrations

Friday, April 3 marks a day of religious commemorations the world over: Catholics, Evangelists and Protestants celebrate Good Friday, while Jews begin the Passover holiday.

Friday, April 3 marks a day of religious commemorations the world over: Catholics, Evangelists and Protestants celebrate Good Friday, while Jews begin the Passover holiday.

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Pakistani Christians mourn bomb victims

Christians across Pakistan observed a day of mourning on Monday (March 16) a day after blasts at two churches in Lahore killed at least 15 people and injured scores of others.

Christians across Pakistan observed a day of mourning on Monday (March 16) a day after blasts at two churches in Lahore killed at least 15 people and injured scores of others.

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Pakistan: Christians protest after deadly blasts outside churches

Two suicide bombers have reportedly blown themselves up in Lahore, killing more than a dozen people and injuring many more. The attacks happened

Two suicide bombers have reportedly blown themselves up in Lahore, killing more than a dozen people and injuring many more. The attacks happened

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The days drag for Syrian children in Erbil refugee camp

Many Syrian and Iraqi children have lived their whole lives in crisis, surrounded by war. Without schools to go to, how can these youngsters can go o

Many Syrian and Iraqi children have lived their whole lives in crisis, surrounded by war. Without schools to go to, how can these youngsters can go o

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Pope delivers message in support of Christian and Yazidi refugees

Pope Francis has delivered a video message in support of tens of thousands of minority Yazidi and Christian refugees who fled ISIL militants in

Pope Francis has delivered a video message in support of tens of thousands of minority Yazidi and Christian refugees who fled ISIL militants in