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Shrine to Jesus in Israel robbed, vandalised: Church

A church in Israel built where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place has been vandalised, with chalices stolen, icons damaged and a donation box robbed, an official said Tuesday.

Delhi Archbishop condemnds Uri attack, deplores calls for war against Pakistan

The Archbishop of the Faridabad-Delhi Syro-Malabar Catholic Church on Tuesday condemned the Uri terror attack and deplored the calls for war against Pakistan, saying the neighbouring country can be isolated internationally through dialogue and diplomacy.

Woman teacher murdered in church in Tamil Nadu

Woman teacher murdered in church in Tamil Nadu

In the second case in two days in Tamil Nadu of a woman being murdered by a spurned suitor, an infatuated youth on Wednesday killed a 24-year-old teacher in a church in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin since she was getting married to someone else, police said adding that the assailant later committed suicide.

Indonesian church attacker ''obsessed'' with Islamic State leader: Senior minister

A knife-wielding Indonesian teen who tried to attack a priest at a church during a Sunday service was "obsessed" with extremist group Islamic State, a senior minister said on Monday.

Suspected terror attack at Indonesian church; no serious casualties

Indonesian police were investigating a suspected terror attack by a knife-wielding assailant on a priest during the Sunday service at a church, and a bomb squad had been deployed to determine whether the attacker`s backpack contained explosives.

Unbelievable! Jesus statue opens its eyes in Mexico, leaves believers shocked - WATCH Viral Video

Unbelievable! Jesus statue opens its eyes in Mexico, leaves believers shocked - WATCH Viral Video

The video shows the statue quickly open its eyes at a church in Mexico.

Karnataka: 13 more Sri Rama Sene activists held for raid at school over 'forced' Urdu, Arabic classes

Thirteen more Sri Rama Sene activists were on Tuesday arrested in connection with the 'raid' on a school here over alleged forcible teaching of Urdu and Arabic languages, taking the total of arrests in the case to 16, police said.

Syrian asylum seeker held over French church attack: Source close to probe

A Syrian refugee staying at a French centre for asylum seekers has been taken in for questioning in connection with a deadly jihadist attack on a church, a source close to the probe said on Friday.

SC to expedite hearing on plea to examine Christian Canon law

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to expedite hearing on a PIL to examine the issue whether divorce granted by a Church, set up under its personal law, could be considered valid under the Indian common law.

Russia skips historic Orthodox council

The Russian Orthodox Church has rejected a last minute appeal to attend what was deemed as the first meeting of fellow church leaders since 787.

Dawood Ibrahim wanted to destablise Narendra Modi govt: NIA

Dawood Ibrahim and his D Company wanted to unstable Modi government by attacking Church and Sangh leaders.

Pope Francis to issue guide to love, sex and marriage

The verdict on the 79-year-old Argentine`s legacy will in large part be framed by the contents of the document on the family that will be published on the stroke of noon.

Centuries-old Lutheran church burnt down in Finland's Ylivieska

 A large Lutheran church in Ylivieska, northern Finland, was destroyed in a fire lit apparently on purpose.

Makeshift prayer hall of Christian community burnt down in Nizamabad

Makeshift prayer hall of Christian community burnt down in Nizamabad

A makeshift prayer hall belonging to the Christian community in Gopanpally village of Nizamabad in Telangana was burnt down by unknown people.

Indian activists slam Vatican for revoking priest`s ban

Children`s activists in India on Wednesday criticised the Vatican for revoking the suspension of a Catholic priest who was convicted by a US court of sexually abusing a minor.

Church funded, fuelled militancy in India, says former CPI-M MP

A senior CPI-M leader and former Member of Parliament of India has said the church has been used by various external agencies for the pumping in of funds for organising militancy and separatist movements in Tripura.

Pope tells Church to embrace modern world as he embraces history

In a break with tradition that reflected Francis`s modernising instincts, the order to open the doors was delivered in Italian rather than Latin.

Neurotic priests scare me, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Friday described some Catholic priests as so scary and neurotic he keeps well away from them.

Pope speeds up Vatican streamlining in surprise synod move

Pope speeds up Vatican streamlining in surprise synod move

Pope accelerated his streamlining of the Vatican bureaucracy.

Catholic Bishop's Conference slams govt's new adoption guidelines

The government's guidelines to allow single people to adopt children have invited criticism from Catholic Bishop's Conference of India (CBCI) which also endorsed the stand taken by the Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity to stop adoption from its orphanages.