Despite a drop in formal religious observance, a survey finds that many in the UK still pray and believe their prayers can be answered.
India's target-driven quotas are producing horrific scenes, largely financed by Western grants.
The pope has said he is quite comfortable in the shared Catholic guesthouse he has used since arriving for the Conclave.
Despite criticism and several controversies, History Channel's series on the Bible is attracting viewers in their millions.
Gross National Product may be dropped as the standard method for measuring a nation's standing and progress. Note: this article first appeared on March 19, which was designated International Happiness Day.
Without gimmicks, jokes or puns, a diocese has commissioned professionally developed advertising messages to revive the practice of regular confession.
As well as taking the role in London's Trafalgar Square, James Burke-Dunsmore has played the part many times all over the world.
A massive, angry gathering in Paris may be too late to stop the same-sex marriage law from being passed.
While there is also some skepticism from left wing Catholics, many traditionalists are viewing the selection of Pope Francis as disastrous.
Given its recent furore over female bishops' ordinations, this prediction by the Anglicans' newly installed head may raise some eyebrows.
The president's speech to an audience in Jerusalem was possibly unprecedented.
Pope Francis has made yet another break with tradition.