A champion for the disadvantaged and for fair government practices, Benedictine Sr. Mary John Mananzan adds helping abused overseas workers to her work for social justice in the Philippines.
The release of at least 12 Greek Orthodox nuns who were abducted in Syria in December was an answer to prayers, said regional Catholic officials.
Melkite Patriarch Gregoire III Laham said Monday that he felt "a wave of joy" along with "thousands and thousands" of other people when he heard the nuns had been freed a day earlier. Islamist rebels claimed responsibility for the abduction of the nuns in December from Syria's ancient town of Maaloula, where Aramaic, the language of Jesus, is still spoken.
There is a brutal war going on in the Central African Republic which gets little notice in the media.
A group of Christian youth activists is looking to the future and hoping to mobilize young people to better advocate for themselves.
The bishop appointed to head the newly erected Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of St. Thomas the Apostle of Melbourne, Australia, said he has "a tough task ahead."
A call for greater acceptance of gays and lesbians has put African and Western churches on a collision course.
A majority of respondents in a recent Polish national survey believe there’s a Jewish conspiracy to control international banking and the media.
Russia's aggression against Ukraine is an extremely dangerous situation that should be of concern to all Americans.
Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila urged students and young professionals to follow the example of Christ’s life, suffering and crucifixion as a model of Christian leadership.
Uganda's Catholic bishops have begun reviewing a text of the country's new anti-gay law in order to come up with "an educated" response, said a senior church official.