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Russian blogger convicted for playing Pokemon Go in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky, a militant atheist who posted the videos on his YouTube channel, was detained in August 2016 and spent nine months in jail and under house arrest.
 

Deeply pained by attacks in Egypt, says PM Narendra Modi after church bombings

Deeply pained by attacks in Egypt, says PM Narendra Modi after church bombings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the deadly twin Palm Sunday church bombings in Egypt, which claimed around 37 lives.

Orthodox shun Pope's Mass in Tbilisi, few Catholics turn out

Pope Francis on Saturday said Mass for an unusually small crowd of just a few thousand Catholics in Georgia, a celebration that was further dampened when a delegation from the Orthodox Church stayed away.

Don`t let Muslim migrants in, says Bulgaria`s Orthodox Church

 Bulgaria`s Orthodox Church has called on its government not to let any more Muslim refugees into the country to prevent an "invasion".

Greek PM, Orthodox leader mull using Church assets to ease debt

Greece`s radical left Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced Thursday the start of a "dialogue" with the powerful Orthodox Church on using clerical assets to boost the struggling state coffers.