Christians, especially the Copts, still face persecution after the Egyptian uprising.
The Catholic Church in Germany on Wednesday said it plans to offer up to $6,900 to victims of abuse by clergy or church officials.
Pope Benedict XVI has exonerated the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ in his new book.
Pro-life advocate and screen star Jane Russell has died at the age of 89.
Vatican City has only 32 female citizens compared to 540 men, according to newly released statistics.
Brisbane archdiocese has welcomed two Carmelite priests and education experts from the Indian state of Kerala.
The Vatican has barred a retired Dutch bishop from saying Mass in public for sexually abusing a teenage boy in Kenya.
The Vatican Museums have launched special tours for the deaf and blind that seek to offer a multi-sensory experience of some of the Museums’ most famous works.
The film ‘Of Gods and Men’ on the lives of seven monks martyred in Algeria has won the award for best film at the 36th annual Cesar Awards ceremony in Paris.
Pope Benedict will not waive a requirement for a second miracle for Mother Teresa, according to former Missionaries of Charity head, Sister Nirmala.
When a politician recently told me that I had gone up in his estimation, I thought to myself that there is only one profession with lower social esteem these days than a Catholic priest and that is a politician. - Father Michael Kelly SJ
One of the mysteries that scholars have puzzled over for centuries is the exact shade of blue represented by the Biblical color “tekhelet.”