A court in eastern France convicted a delivery driver of anti-Semitic discrimination on Thursday for refusing to take orders for kosher food, and Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said the Algerian man would be deported after he completes his prison sentence.
Pope Francis said Sunday that he is praying for those who died in the U.S. Capitol rioting and has appealed for calm to prevail in the United States to help safeguard that nation's democratic values.
If you want to fully appreciate the magnificence of St. Patrick's Cathedral in Midtown Manhattan, you must look up to properly take in the majestic ceiling.
Fr. Mike Schmitz, a Catholic priest, hosts a new podcast called "The Bible in a Year".
Greece's powerful Orthodox Church is rebelling against a government order to briefly close places of worship under a weeklong drive to tighten virus restrictions before the planned reopening of schools
Pope Francis strongly criticized people on Sunday who traveled abroad in order to escape coronavirus lockdowns, saying it showed a lack of awareness and compassion.
A judge ordered a hearing about civil commitment for Grafton Thomas, who is charged with stabbing five people with a machete at a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey in 2019.
Francis was suffering from "painful sciatica" and could not preside at an hour-long, year-end prayer service Thursday evening, spokesman Matteo Bruni said.
New Jersey's largest city has recorded nearly 22,00 confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 750 deaths in 2020.
There were many religious leaders — some admired worldwide, others beloved only locally — who died in 2020.
Abortion will be legalized in Pope Francis' homeland up to the 14th week of pregnancy, and also will be legal after that time in cases of rape or danger to the mother’s life.
Curfews, quarantines and even border closings complicated Christmas celebrations Friday for countless people around the globe, but ingenuity, determination and imagination helped keep the day special for many.
Members of New York City's historic Middle Collegiate Church, which was destroyed in a massive fire have been uplifted by the spirit of the Christmas season, singing carols and performing dances in an online observation of Advent. Their message: We will rebuild.
Eight sisters at the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Elm Grove have died of COVID-19 since Dec. 9.
Lighthouse Mission, says the holiday season is typically the busiest time of year but donations are down and the need is way up.
A fire ripped through a synagogue in Brooklyn Wednesday.
A Florida pastor who crusaded against alcohol sales on Sundays is now facing child pornography charges, state investigators say.
The Vatican’s 2020 nativity scene, which is different every year, has drawn criticism from some for its futuristic style.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered lower federal courts in Colorado and New Jersey to reexamine state restrictions on indoor religious services
An armed man was fatally shot by police outside The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon.