Conversations with Sr. Camille: Alex Kuzma hasn't lost hope for the people of the Ukraine, even with the latest developments.
Russia has prided itself on its revival of Orthodox Christianity after decades of Soviet persecution, but a war with the Ukraine could splinter the Russian Orthodox church.
Pope's quotes: Some of our favorite quotes from Pope Francis.
Several key political experts are invited to the Vatican for a one-day meeting Jan. 13 aimed at promoting a cease-fire in Syria, ahead of peace talks slated for Jan. 22.
Peace in the Middle East, particularly the war in Syria, topped the agenda Monday as Pope Francis welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin.