A French appeal court has acquitted Cardinal Barbarin of covering up the sexual abuse of minors in his flock. But the plaintiffs are challenging the ruling.
The challenge of involving younger people is a common concern for many churches, mosques, temples and other places of worship.
The Indie rock band "Mashrou' Leila" had their concert at the Byblos International Festival cancelled after pressure from the church.
Burkina Faso church attack kills six people, including pastor
Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass as fears of more attacks remained a week after suicide bombers killed over 250 people.
A new explosion went off on Monday (April 22) in a van near a church in Sri Lanka where scores were killed the previous day
Hundreds of people have been killed or injured in multiple explosions in Sri Lanka's hotels and churches on Easter Sunday.
"It gives you a new hope in society, it gives you a new hope in people because it shows a lot of people have a good heart," one pastor said.
"You cannot destroy our faith. We can have church anywhere ... We'll have church in the very parking lot of the building you destroyed."
"It's sad that our society has stooped this low to do something like that," said the pastor of a historic African-American church.
On Monday, (March 25) Pope Francis visited a Catholic shrine in Loreto, he repeatedly withdrew his right hand as a long line of people bowed and tried to kiss the ring on it.
In this 360° video, the head of the Notre-Dame Cathedral takes viewers on an extraordinary tour behind the scenes of the iconic Parisian landmark.
As European election approach, the government led by Mark Rutte is tightening up asylum regulations
Despite pushback from the UK and France, Germany's Social Democrat Party wishes to extend the halt on arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Some 200 senior Church officials were convened by Pope Francis to confront what he has called the scourge of sexual abuse by the clergy.
Pope Francies leads a four-day summit in the Vatican into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
The Vatican is holding a four-day summit called by Pope Francis to tackle the Catholic Church's long-standing crisis.
Luigi Ventura, 74, allegedly "caressed in an insistent and repeated manner" a city hall staffer's buttocks during a January 17 ceremony in Paris.
Nun on the run! Historians find record of 'Joan of Leeds' who faked her own death to escape convent and 'pursue way of carnal lust'
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Many banks and businesses in Sweden no longer accept cash and the church is adapting so that people can continue to donate
Throughout history, embroidered clothes from the church clergy have dazzled many. But there's a reason why they are ornate - the fabric tells the many stories from the Bible during a time when the congregation was largely illiterate
Romania's orthodox church imposes itself on Bucharest as it battles to retain influence across society.
Service with a snap: church uses crocodiles to attract new recruits
For many worshippers living in the remote regions of Russia's Tatarstan republic, the Zainsk church is a journey too far.
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