Hundreds of costumed revelers joined a parade in Mexico City at the weekend , disguising themselves as the iconic Mexican skeleton figure known as “ La Catrina” or “Elegant…
This is one of numerous places claimed as the final resting place of the biblical prophet Daniel
The Italian authorities have been accused of a crackdown on unofficial sites while regulations restrict the number of registered places of worship.
Christians living in Iraq's Kurdish region are watching events around Mosul closely as coalition forces try to drive the extremists out.
A larger-than-life mural was taken down by Rome’s so-called decorum police (cleaning authorities) on Wednesday (October 19), hours after it went up.
The Catholic Church agrees to pay compensation to victims of abuse spanning decades at a famous boys' choir school in Germany.
The growth of halal food and lifestyle products is a focus of the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai, presents huge business opportunity.
Millions of Shia Muslims observe the holy day of Ashura amid security concerns and heightened fears of attacks.
Big crowds gathered in New Delhi to celebrate Dussehra, the festival commemorating the defeat of the mythological demon king, Ravana, at the hands of the Hindu god…
Three gunmen dressed in military or police uniforms have opened fire on Shiite worshipers at the Sakhi Shrine in Kabul.
Thousands of members of Bangladesh’s Hindu community gathered at a temple in the capital Dhaka to take part in a traditional ceremony.
The veteran anti-apartheid campaigner is backing assisted dying for terminally ill people, which is opposed by his own Anglican church.
In this edition of Macedonian Adventures, we travel to the Vodocha monastery.
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 church in north west France where Father Jacques Hamel was murdered by alleged Islamist militants in July has reopened to the public for the first time.
Pope Francis has capped off his Caucasus tour with a flying visit to Azerbaijan.
Hundreds of pet owners have had their animals blessed at a Manila shopping mall on Saturday, ahead of the feast day of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of…
Pope Francis celebrates Mass with just a few thousand Catholics in Georgia, one of the smallest crowds the pontiff has drawn in 16 trips abroad.
Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.
Samarkand's Shakhi Zinda memorial complex is a stunning collection of ancient tombs
Donning shorts and defending their right to dress as they please, women’s rights advocates in Turkey have rallied in defence of a nurse, attacked on a bus in Istanbul this month by a man who reportedl