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The forced removal of a Christian symbol from a sect building sparks heated public debate. The concerns of the bishops and the attempts to Islamise the constitution. Constitutional liberties,...
"After one hundred years, the international community is looking for a definition for the Armenian genocide and is afraid to call it genocide because they fear the legal consequences". This is how...
The Armenian Apostolic Church canonised 1.5 million victims of the Armenian genocide yesterday in what is believed to be the single biggest recognition of sainthood in history. The two-hour...
The Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin at the Theological Faculty of Triveneto meets with journalists and talks about immigration, the Pope’s trip to Cuba, relations with China, and the threat...
Following is the full text of a Declaration published by the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue on Wednesday, April 22: “The events of recent times cause many of us to ask: 'Is there...
French security services have prevented an “imminent” terrorist attack in Paris and arrested a suspected Islamic extremist, according to the interior minister. The suspect, a university student who...
The director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi, SJ, has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Cuba ahead of his visit to the United States in September 2015. In a statement...
Amid continued violence by ISIS and other militant Islamist groups, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue issued a declaration stressing that dialogue with Islam must be sought “now more...
Pope Francis today said that “ours is a Church of martyrs”. Speaking during morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta on April 21, the Pope recalled the many Christians who are currently being persecuted and...
Turkey must apologize for the Armenian genocide, Maronite Patriarch Bishara Rai told reporters Tuesday, April 21, from Beirut Airport before traveling to Yervan for a ceremony to mark the 100th...
Pope Francis has sent a “message of solidarity” to the orthodox patriarch of Ethiopia, Abune Mathias, on the occasion of the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. A video, which allegedly shows...
At St. Martha’s House this morning Francis called on faithful to “think of our brothers whose throats were slit on the beach in Libya”; “the young boy who was burnt alive by his companions” and “...
Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria, patriarch of the Apostolic See of St. Mark the Evangelist, arrived in Armenia on April 20 accompanied by a senior delegation to participate in the official events due...
A Nigerian bishop says that he has seen Christ in a vision and now knows that the rosary is the key to ridding the country of the Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram. Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme...
A thin white cloth draped over the glass-covered Shroud of Turin was pulled down and billowed to the floor, marking the official opening of the venerated icon's exposition to the public. The...
The Christian population in the Middle East and North Africa is suffering severely from extremism and terrorism, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the audience at the traditional Orthodox...
At a time when Christians of all denominations are being attacked by radical Muslims in many first parts of the world, it is the centenary of what has been called the first genocide of the 20th...
Armenians prepare to commemorate a hundred years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara's refusal to recognise the...
Pope Francis has appealed to the international community to take swift and decisive action to avoid more tragedies of migrants seeking a better life. His heartfelt cry to the world came following...
Pope Francis called on Sunday for the international community to act "decisively and promptly" to prevent tragedies like the capsizing of a boat with 700 migrants on Saturday evening. The pontiff...