Italian authorities made the arrests Thursday of six suspects who allegedly received orders from the Islamic State terrorist group.
A French cardinal under judicial investigation over his handling of sexual abuse accusations against clergy admitted making mistakes and unveiled new anti-abuse measures at a meeting with local priests.
"The cardinal has accepted the archdiocese committed errors in managing and nominating certain priests and has reiterated how important it is for victims of sexual abuse by clergy to see their right to truth and justice recognized," the Lyon archdiocese said.
The St. Louis Sisters who run the Jubilee Primary and Junior High School in Kumasi decided to start selling bottles of orange juice, made from orange trees on their property, to give their students a better alternative beverage than soda and also to support their ministry.
A German Catholic leader's defense of religious freedom has triggered a backlash after anti-Muslim statements by far-right politicians in the country.
Catholic agencies are beginning to build temporary shelters for thousands of families in Ecuador made homeless by the South American country's worst natural disaster in nearly seven decades.
Trinh and other women in her situation find that help from women religious is their only option for surviving domestic violence and its destructive impact.
A Roman Catholic bishop has challenged Austria's plans to construct a fence to keep out refugees by refusing to allow the authorities to build on church land.
Jesuit Refugee Service has a very specific answer to Pope Francis' call to put mercy on the leading edge of a church reaching out to the peripheries -- education.
Global Sisters Report Preview: World leaders gathered April 22 at the United Nations to sign the Paris Agreement.
Zambians are shocked and ashamed of the xenophobic violence in the capital, Lusaka, in which mostly Rwandans' homes and shops were ransacked, a church official said.