Muslims worldwide will celebrate one of their biggest holidays under the long shadow of the coronavirus, with millions confined to their homes and others gripped … Read more
Thursday will be a day of prayer for all religions, Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience on Wednesday.
He said he had agreed … Read more
Fatima Sanctuary is seen without pilgrims for the first time in its history during the May International Anniversary Pilgrimage in Fatima, Portugal, due to the … Read more
Muslims around the world began marking Ramadan under coronavirus lockdown on Friday with unprecedented bans on family gatherings and mass prayers, while a pushback in … Read more
The State’s data watchdog in Ireland may have to inspect Catholic Church records in its investigation into whether the church is legally obliged to delete … Read more
A tiny wooden relic which some believe to come from Christ’s manger has arrived in Bethlehem ahead of Christmas.
The relic was first sent to … Read more
The Westminster cathedral is lit in red in London, Britain, 27 November 2019.
This is part of an initiative by Catholic charity Aid to the … Read more
University of Notre Dame students and members of the community listened to Malta Archbishop Charles Scicluna talk about the Vatican’s fight against sex abuse.
It … Read more
Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti this week considered removing crucifixes from schoolrooms to underline their secular nature, sparking a huge row.
“I believe in a secular … Read more
Sister Prema (R), superior-general of the Mother House, speaks during a mass to mark the 22nd anniversary of Mother Teresa’s death, at The Mother House … Read more
A series of photos of nuns and visitors taking part in a mass prayer during a service celebrating Mother Teresa’s 109th birth anniversary at the … Read more
The Devil really exists, the International Association of Exorcists (AIE) insisted after the head of the Jesuit order said Satan was just a symbol.
Jesuit … Read more
Clergymen carry the statue of Mary with Child during a procession near Notre-Dame cathedral for the Assumption in Paris, France.
The procession route has … Read more
Local policemen and faithful move a float for the Virgin of Paloma’s procession before the mass and procession to mark the Virgin of Paloma day … Read more
A Yemeni boy displays toys for sale at a bazaar ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, in Sana’a, Yemen.
Millions of Muslims around the world … Read more
Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part … Read more
A niqab veiled woman pulls her shopping bag along a street in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Facial coverings will be banned in the Netherlands, from public transport, … Read more
Indian Muslim women show victory sign as they pose for a photograph during a gathering organized by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to celebrate passing a … Read more
Plans to no longer serve children pork or gelatin-containing products like gummy bears at two daycare centers in the eastern German city of Leipzig prompted … Read more
DW quotes data published on Friday by the German Bishops’ Conference and the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) that states that Germany’s Catholic Church lost … Read more
Residents transport a statue of the Virgin of Carmen, patron saint of navigators and ports, on a fishing boat during an aquatic pilgrimage on … Read more
One in five churches in the Netherlands are no longer used as a place of worship and most have been turned into homes or … Read more
Archbishop Eamon Martin, the head of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has advised parents against buying smartphones for their children as a Holy Communion present, … Read more
Washington has become the first state in the US to legalise human composting.
Under the new law, people there can now choose to have … Read more
Armed assailants killed four Catholics and destroyed a statue of the Virgin Mary in northern Burkina Faso, Catholic church officials revealed, the third deadly attack … Read more
Police have imposed a curfew in the Sri Lankan town Chilaw after a dispute between Christians and Muslims, that began on Facebook, turned violent.… Read more
Muslims in Southeast Asia and much of the Middle East will start their Ramadan fasts on Monday while those in places like India, Pakistan … Read more
The persecution of Christians in parts of the world is at near “genocide” levels, according to a report ordered by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
The … Read more
Hand decorated Easter eggs at a farmers market in Belgrade, Serbia as Orthodox Christians prepare to celebrate Easter, also called Pascha, on 28 April 2019, … Read more
Pope Francis led Catholics into Easter at a vigil Mass on Saturday night and called on worshippers to live for God, not fleeting things such … Read more
A series of photos from around the world of the various traditions that are organised on Good Friday.
Good Friday is meant to be a … Read more
A priest in northern Poland who led a public burning of books that included titles from the “Harry Potter” series and other items has apologized, … Read more
A Roman Catholic diocese near Madrid is being investigated after a Spanish newspaper reported that it was running courses to “cure” gay men of homosexuality.… Read more
The World Conference of Families in Verona, Italy, continues to cause controversy. The international gathering has been criticised for promoting an anti-gay, anti-abortion and anti-feminism … Read more
Rome Reports covers the fourth edition of the Unite To Cure Conference, which joins health care professionals from around the world for discussions on the … Read more
Holiness “has to do with the meaning of my life before the Father, who knows and loves me, with the real purpose of my life, … Read more
The secularisation drive of recent years does not appear to have alienated people from their Catholic roots, a MaltaToday survey has found.
A whopping 93.9% … Read more
At the Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday, Pope Francis said the announcement of Christ’s resurrection was the greatest message in history, one that broke the … Read more