Pope Francis deplored a firebomb attack on a cathedral in Nicaragua Sunday.
A Polish cardinal has urged protesters to respect religious sensibilities after they attached a rainbow flag to a historic statue of Christ in the capital, Warsaw.
A feminist group said Friday that it may launch a legal challenge over new rules to increase female representation on public boards in Scotland, arguing that they redefine the term “woman” to include men.
In countries throughout Western Africa, the most common religions are Islam and Catholicism. Both of these religions reject the use of artificial means of birth control, such as condoms or birth control pills.
The Chinese Communist Party is offering monetary rewards to those who report the presence of home churches in their communities, the magazine Bitter Winter reported on Thursday.
What could have been a golden opportunity to preach the Gospel in the midst of suffering has instead brought aggressive church restrictions and flippant liturgical practices.
The Catholic Church has always been open to science.
By Angelo Stagnaro
The Catholic Church supports vaccination because it helps to protect society’s most vulnerable people, bishops in England said Thursday.
The government of Syria plans to build a replica of Hagia Sophia, with support from Russia, as a protest against Turkey’s decision to turn the famous former Byzantine cathedral back into a mosque.
Why a past historical episode came to mind when learning of reports of espionage shenanigans against Pope Francis’ Vatican by the communist Chinese.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A new report from Aid to the Church in Need makes clear Christians need to see fundamental changes now to start thriving and to stem their continuing departure from their homeland.