President Trump and Pope Francis met at the Vatican City on Wednesday and broadcast a tone of peace around the globe.
The Church of England's £7.9bn investment fund achieved its strongest returns in more than three decades last year.
President Donald Trump will call on Arab leaders to confront "Islamist extremism" during a speech on Sunday in which he will portray fighting terrorism as a battle between good and evil rather than a clash of civilizations. "This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people of all religions who seek to protect it,"...
VATICAN CITY— In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named new cardinals for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny minority: Mali, Laos and Sweden. The five churchmen chosen are Monsignor Jean Zerbo, archbishop of Bamako, Mali, where he has been involved in peace efforts amid Islamist extremism; Monsignor Juan Jose Omella,...
WASHINGTON, May 19- President Donald Trump left for Saudi Arabia on Friday on the first leg of a trip that the White House hopes will shift attention away from the political firestorm triggered by his firing last week of former FBI Director James Comey. The trip, which also includes stops in Israel, Italy and Belgium next week, has been billed by the administration...
Regular people weigh in on their views of the president ahead of his visit to the region.
The judges asked the lawyer defending President Trump's travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.
NICOSIA, Cyprus— Cyprus' Orthodox Christian Church says it is considering setting up a bank after forswearing any new investments in existing lenders. Chrysostomos said the Church, which is Cyprus' largest land owner, lost millions during the east Mediterranean island's 2013 banking crisis, which saw the country require a multi-billion euro rescue package...
A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on people entering the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries.
Questions surround the future of Indonesia's reputation for tolerance after the conviction of the governor of Jakarta on blasphemy charges.
Federal appeals court judges seemed skeptical of President Donald Trump's executive order restricting travel, during courtroom arguments Monday.
Jakarta's Christian governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama was found guilty of blasphemy and sentenced to two years in jail.
MANILA, May 8- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed a former military man as the new environment minister after Congress dismissed his first choice, who ordered the closure of more than half of the mines in the world's top nickel ore supplier. But environmental group Greenpeace and the Catholic Church expressed doubts that Cimatu will carry on...
The president says the new legislation will give "our churches their voices back," NBC News reports.
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Thursday that lifts certain political limits on churches, according to the Associated Press.
Trump plans to sign an order that says religious organizations and other non-profits that endorse candidates risk losing their tax-exempt status.
Pope Francis did a TED talk and called for a revolution (of tenderness). USA Today reports.
Former Indonesian education minister Anies Baswedan won the race for Jakarta governor after a polarizing campaign.
Ross Tapsell, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, says it's hard to tell whether Ahok or Anies Baswedan will win the top job in Jakarta, Indonesia.
The White House press secretary said that his gaffe about Adolf Hitler's use of gas had distracted from the president's accomplishments.