Catholics brought their cats, dogs, turtles and birds, among other animals, to receive blessings.
Dozens of pet owners brought their dogs, cats, turtles and snakes to Malate Church in Manila on Sunday for the annual blessing of animals
Twice a year, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch of the Western Wall oversees the collection of thousands of notes to ensure there's always room for more
Thousands of devotees gathered in Mumbai to bid farewell to the popular elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesh, after a ten-day festival to celebrate his birth.
Life goes on for regular Iranians despite the crush of international sanctions.
Hundreds of religious pilgrims walked through Old Havana to celebrate the Virgin of Charity, Cuba's patron saint.
Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, said a mass for some 60,000 people in Maputo's national stadium. Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Mozambique on Friday by consoling HIV-infected mothers and children.
Pope Francis arrived in the Mozambique capital of Maputo on Thursday on the first leg of his three-nation visit.
Some 2,500 followers of a spiritual society gathered next to a glacial lake high in Bulgaria's Rila Mountains to celebrate their divine new year.
It wasn't just his "irresponsible", "reckless" and "alarming" behaviour as a politician that earned Matteo Salvini the ire of Giuseppe Conte in his resignation speech Tuesday.
The challenge of involving younger people is a common concern for many churches, mosques, temples and other places of worship.
The Latin word “sinister” is originally said to have meant “of the left side” only later becoming “evil”.
[Chris Arnade] spent much of 2015 and 2016 talking to countless individuals throughout the country who haven’t traditionally been included in the cultural conversation — the “back row,” as he dubbed them.
On Wednesday morning, priests conducted a ceremony to temporarily remove the Buddha's soul from the statue
The "play and pray" initiative is aimed at attracting a younger audience.
The nave of Rochester Cathedral is home to a nine-hole course each including a model of a different type of bridge
Mass baptism rituals took place across Russia on Sunday to recall the introduction of Christianity as a state religion in ancient Russia more than a thousand years ago.
Other folktales say that the town was plagued by attacks from the indigenous Guarani people, who resisted the settlers' occupation of the land.
The Pew Research Centre highlighted that although religious restrictions remain higher in the Middle East-North Africa region, the biggest increases over the last decade have been in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
Venezuela's Instagram priest Luis Antonio Salazar not only delivers fun explanations about the Gospel on social media, but he's also declared himself against Maduro's government.
Thousands of people scrambled to Dhaka's train stations on Tuesday (June 4) in hopes of returning home for Eid
Tens of thousands of Muslims descended on the Old City of Jerusalem for the last Friday prayers of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month and Hundreds of Bangladeshi Muslims packed one of the mosques in Dhaka to join the special prayers on the last Friday (May 31) of Ramadan.
Ramadan is a time of reflection and communion for the estimated 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide.
A group of Muslims and Christians have come together in Egypt to give their time to help the needy of society.
The report comes days after a 19-year-old man opened fire in a synagogue in California, killing one.
The 21-year-old was also the first person to wear a hijab at the Miss Minnesota USA pageant in 2016.