Prosecutors say Friedrich Karl Berger was an armed guard in the Neuengamme Concentration Camp system near Meppen, Germany.
The violence did not occur during a religious ceremony, the police said. Instead, the attack apparently involved people who were receiving shelter in the church.
Biden said he hopes to work with Francis on issues such as climate change, poverty and immigration.
A Vatican investigation into ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has found that bishops, cardinals and popes downplayed or dismissed reports that he slept with seminarians.
The New York Police Department will stop making people who have been arrested remove their religious headwear for mug shots as part of a settlement in a federal lawsuit.
Buddhists, Christians, Jews, Muslims and people of other faiths have come together to pray and sing in post-election solidarity in New York.
The minister who was accused of urinating on a female passenger during a flight last month has stepped down from his role at a North Carolina church.
In popular culture, exorcism often serves as a plot device in chilling films about demonic possession. This month, two Roman Catholic archbishops showed a different face of exorcism
Ambassadors to the Vatican were informed recently that Christmas would be essentially a virtual affair for the diplomatic corps this year.
Attorney Geoffrey Feiger has filed a $2 million lawsuit against a North Carolina Pastor who is accused of urinating on a Detroit woman
An attacker armed with a knife killed three people at a church Thursday in the Mediterranean city of Nice, authorities said.
Video showed protesters pelting the vehicles with eggs or stones, snatching flags, and shouting insults.
It's another historic moment for Archbishop Gregory, who moved to Washington last year.
Two teens among seven people under investigation for their alleged involvement in the beheading of a teacher outside Paris.
Forged in 1866, the bell began ringing on Oct. 18 and will go off once every six seconds until All Saints' Day on Nov. 1.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
Critics of New York City's latest COVID crackdown protested Thursday, calling the measures unfair to the Jewish community.
Germany has agreed to provide more than a half-billion euros to aid Holocaust survivors struggling under the burdens of the coronavirus pandemic.
Video captured thousands of people in downtown Nashville, many of whom were flouting social distancing guidelines and not wearing masks, attending a worship concert.
Harold Tischler was taken into custody Sunday night and arraigned on Monday. He also faces unlawful imprisonment, menacing, and harassment charges.