Dalai Lama to release album of mantras and musical teachings

The Dalai Lama, whose message of humanity, harmony and peace transmitted with a smile has won millions…

Polish archbishop says Vatican 'covered up' child abuse case

The most senior archbishop of the Polish Catholic Church notified the Vatican on Saturday of a bishop ...

Rainbow: Symbol causes new conflict between religious and LGBT public in Turkey

Like many children around the world sent home from school, young people in Turkey…

“Empty streets”: Jerusalem celebrates Easter in quarantine

Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter in Jerusalem on Sunday, ending a holiday season without…

'Be messengers of life in times of death', says Pope on the eve of Easter

Pope Francis urged people to “not surrender to fear” and focused on…

Pope condemns those who profit from the coronavirus pandemic

On Wednesday, Pope Francis condemned people who, according to him, were exploiting the…

Pope opens Holy Week amid pandemic; says now is the time to serve

Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter's Basilica,…

Catholic bishops forum finds 16 cases of child sexual abuse in Japan

The Catholic Episcopal Conference of Japan found 16 cases of sexual abuse against minors among the…

100-meter-tall Buddhist statue to be demolished in Awaji

A statue in ruins of Bodhisattva, about 100 meters high, in Awaji, in the…

Pope's blessing in St. Peter's Square is watched by 11 million on TV

More than 11 million people watched Pope Francis deliver a blessing in a square ...

Vatican police make new investigation into controversial London luxury property purchase

Vatican police raided the home and office of a senior Church official ...

China detains Uighurs for visiting foreign sites or even growing a beard, reveals leak

Growing a beard, wearing a veil or accidentally visiting a foreign website was among the justifications for sending…

Namahage: Akita ritual uses foreign volunteers to continue tradition

People wearing masks of 'Namahage' demons and entering people's homes to scare them is not…

Sanctuary holds fire festival, “Oto Matsuri”, on Mount Kamikura

The stone-paved mountain path to the Kamikura Shrine has been transformed into a river…

“Modern colonization”: Experts criticize 'Christianization' of isolated tribes in Brazil

Brazil has put a former evangelical missionary in charge of its isolated indigenous tribes, causing concern among…

Ultraconservatives gain strength in Bolivia

Some blame Evo Morales' defense for a racist right-wing coup. Others credit a…

Pope asks people to say 'Never Again' to the Holocaust

On Sunday, Pope Francis asked the world's 1,3 billion Catholics to stop to…

Sexual activities are only for heterosexual couples, says Church of England

The Church of England declared that sex belongs only to heterosexual marriage and that…

Pope names new archbishop for Philadelphia, bringing 'new air'

Nelson Perez, Latin Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland who criticized the president's immigration policy ...

Do not close ports for immigrants, says pope

Pope Francis said on Wednesday that politicians should not close ports for desperate migrants,…

Pope nominates wife for Vatican diplomatic office in unprecedented act

On Wednesday Pope Francis named the first woman to hold a high-ranking position…