The gloves are off between the president of the Philppines and the Catholic Church as they threaten to come to blows over his hardline war on drugs.
Tired of Trump? Weary of war? Want to escape the trials and tribulations of modern life by becoming a hermit? A town in Austria may have the answer to your prayers.
Huge crowds have come out on the streets of the Philippine capital Manila to honour an iconic statue known as the Black Nazarene.
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 jokes early birthday greetings may bring him bad luck Pope Francis, responded to thousands of people cheering “Happy Birthday” on Wednesday (December 14) by joking that doing it early may
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…
Modern-day Sagrada Familia It is a modern-day Sagrada Familia that has been taking shape for more than half a century in the small town of Mejorada del Campo, on the outskirts of…
Bolivia: believers of the Virgin of Urkupina break rocks to ask for favours during a religious processionBolivian 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
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
After a 14 hour manhunt, the suspect in the Charleston church killings has been returned to the city where he allegedly carried out the attack
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
A gunman has opened fire at an African- American church in Charleston, South Carolina. First reports say they are multiple casualties. The suspect
Forty-eight-year-old, mother of two, Libby Lane has made Church of England history by overturning centuries of tradition and becoming its first
The Church of England has formally adopted legislation which opens the door for women to become bishops. The first ones could be ordained as early as
Two young tap-dancing priests from the United States are making headlines around the world after a video of them went viral over the internet
Fire ripped through a 12th century church in Belgium on Thursday, completely destroying the landmark. Officials say the blaze, in the town of