Grieving families attended a funeral service on Monday for 24 people, mostly women and children, killed in the bombing of Cairo’s main Coptic cathedral complex.
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.
The pontiff made a 10-hour visit aimed at encouraging the country’s multi-faith society but at the same time overlooking recent criticism of a referendum that extends the president’s term and…
The new acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has voiced his fears for the fate of Christians in the Middle East saying their presence in the region is under…
Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious procession
Bolivian believers gathered on the outskirts of the capital La Paz on Monday (August 15) to take part in an annual religious celebration, that includes the breaking of river rocks to ask the Virgin of
Muslims across France are attending Mass services this Sunday in a further show of solidarity five days after a deadly ISIL-claimed attack on a Catholic church in…
The Archbishop of Canterbury has discovered his real father was a private secretary to Winston Churchill. Justin Welby had always believed his father
There are claims that a Russian blogger who denied the existence of God in online comments could face a year in jail – under a law brought in after
The alleged victims of a pedophile priest came out of the woods, and are demanding accountability to the highest authorities of the Catholic Church
Pope Francis’ homecoming tour of South America has taken him to Paraguay, where he was emphatic in his praise of the efforts of the country’s women
The Charleston church shootings have sent shockwaves through the local community. All of the victims were black, gunned down during Bible study. The
The suspect in the Charleston church shooting, Dylann Roof, 21, has been arrested by police in Shelby, North Carolina after a roadside check. Roof
Dylann Roof, suspected of killing nine people at an African-American church in South Carolina, has been caught by police, according to US media
The search for the killer of nine people at an African American church in Charleston, South Carolina, continues. The police described it as a hate