This fragile African nation is witnessing unprecedented sectarian strife. Here’s why.
Green parrot was named Amore, or Italian for “Love”
Man fearing death penalty in Afghanistan is granted safe haven
Group could now claim huge tax breaks
The Catholic Church will not accept a Middle East without Christians, Pope Francis said on Thursday after meeting with patriarchs from Iran, Iraq and Syria.
“We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians,” he said before calling for “the universal right to lead a dignified life and freely practice one’s …
In strict, conservative Saudi Arabia, there are signs of a booming illicit amphetamines trade
Court decides only Muslims can use the term “Allah” in what critics say is an attempt to appease right-wing extremist supporters of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak
In a revealing interview published in multiple Jesuit publications, including America magazine, the Pope appeared to back away from the church’s frequent focus on issues of sexuality and reproduction.
“We cannot insist only …
Chile’s ex-president Michelle Bachelet will run for re-election, Indian activists try to fight fake godmen and the brother of Britain’s opposition leader has announced his retirement from politics
Francis, the first Pontiff from the New World, has a lot of old problems to deal with
Muslim preachers are a fount of influence in Afghanistan. Has the chance been lost to make them champions of moderation?
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has issued an official apology on behalf of the Irish state for its involvement in the Magdalene Laundries from 1922 to 1996