No shaking hands or public gatherings: Coronavirus effects religious gathering in South Asian countries
Prayers for the sick, finding a cure and the spread of the virus to come to an end are few public prayer requests given out by religious leaders.
Britain prepares for Brexit: Old wounds, religious tensions simmer in Northern Ireland as UK prepares to leave EU
In Westminster, as politicians intrigue over their individual futures, Northern Ireland is too remote to matter.
As the city grew and drew more migrants, powerful housing societies have often denied homes on the basis of religion, caste, food preferences and even professions.
Pope urged Israelis and Palestinians to "have the courage to write a new page of history" in his Christmas message delivered from the balcony of Saint Peter's Basilica.
The 'rent a priest' service is part of a move by the former priests to establish an open church as a common platform for themselves as well as those who have fallen off the mainstream of the Church due to various reasons.
Francis lavished praise on Poland's legacy of steadfast devotion as he urged Poles to hold fast to their faith.
Pope Francis met the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday in a historic encounter that was sealed with a hugely symbolic hug.
Pope Francis crowned a packed tour of New York on Friday by celebrating mass at Madison Square Garden, after greeting crowds in Central Park, praying for world peace at the 9/11 Memorial and giving a memorable speech at United Nations.
Pope Francis said Catholics don't have to "be like rabbits" and have more children than is safe or responsible.
Image highlights from Pope Francis's visit to Sri Lanka.
Pope Francis gave Sri Lanka its first saint on Wednesday at a Mass for hundreds of thousands of people packed on a Colombo oceanfront, in a climax to a 300-year campaign to recognise the holiness of Goan-born missionary Joseph Vaz.
Pope Francis arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday to start a highly anticipated six-day visit to Asia that will also take him to the Philippines. Here are some glimpses of his trip as it unfolds.
Pope Francis is insisting that his concern for the poor and critique of the global economic system isn't some novel, communist-inspired ideology but rather the original and core "touchstone" of the Christian faith.
With the canonisation of Mar Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Marth Euphrasia Eluvathingal in Vatican on Sunday, Kerala now has three saints that the Catholics all over the world can worship.
Around 5,000 Catholics from Kerala will be present in Vatican City next Sunday to witness the canonisation ceremony of two religious leaders from the state.
Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the hardships Catholics can face when seeking marriage annulments, revealing he once fired an official who tried to charge thousands of dollars for one.
As Francis became the first pope in 25 years to visit South Korea, North Korea fired three short-range projectiles less than an hour before he arrived.
Hundreds of police took down a church's cross in eastern China on early Monday amid a crackdown on church buildings.
For the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on the rise.