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Pope Francis gives the Angelus address Jan. 17, 2021.

Pope Francis: It is our Christian duty to help people know Jesus

Pope Francis said Sunday it is our Christian duty to help people know Jesus, which we cannot do without giving... Read more

Chinese officials crack down on religious funerals, weddings

As the Communist Party of China continues to tighten its grip on the regulation of religion and religious activity, a... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on March 14, 2018.

Being a Christian has always been challenging, Pope Francis tells youth

Pope Francis said Thursday that although today has its challenges, especially with the sexual abuse crisis, it is not more... Read more

Why the Holy Land is the 'fifth gospel' of Christianity

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land is a powerful journey that can ignite Christian faith through seeing the places Jesus walked,... Read more

Cherkassy, Ukraine: an Orthrodox procession, January 2017.

Orthodox Patriarch commits to independent Ukrainian Church, snubs Moscow

The announcement, released Oct. 11, also removed the traditional right of the Russian Patriarch to ordain the Metropolitan of Kyiv,... Read more

World Youth Day in Krakow, July 2016.

Where 'no religion' is default, a look at Europe's young Catholic minority

Young Catholics in Europe live in a culture where religious affiliation, church attendance, and regular prayer are generally at low... Read more

The flag of the European Union flying in Rome.

Europe at a crossroads

On Sunday, the people of Austria elected a new government. At 31 years of age, Sebastian Kurz is poised to... Read more

Tim Farron.

UK party leader steps down, citing Christian faith

After facing backlash for his Christian faith, the head of the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party announced his resignation on Wednesday,... Read more

Alvin Plantinga.

Big honors for scholar who revitalized Christian philosophy

Philosopher Alvin Plantinga has won the prestigious Templeton Award for once again making belief in God “a serious option within... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims during his April 19, 2017, general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Pope: Easter is about the gift of Christianity – not us

As the Church jumps into the Easter season, Pope Francis on Wednesday offered a reflection on Christ’s Resurrection and the... Read more

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Europe will be 'adrift' if it loses Christian roots, faith leaders warn

Catholic and Orthodox leaders in a joint statement urged Europeans to remember their Christian roots, and to return to them... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

Archbishop Chaput and his new book are coming to NYC, DC

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput will present his latest book in New York City and Washington, D.C. in the near future,... Read more

A girl places flowers at a vigil following the June 12, 2016 mass shooting a gay night club in Orlando.

ACLU lawyers say Christians caused the Orlando shooting

After a gunman pledging allegiance to ISIS carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, attorneys with the American... Read more

This counseling student says he was expelled for his Christian beliefs

A former counseling student says that he was pushed out of a university after saying that he would refer same-sex... Read more

Sweden can't send Christian convert back to Iran

Religious liberty advocates applauded a European court’s ruling in favor of asylum for an individual fleeing life-threatening anti-conversion laws in... Read more

Why is Christianity growing so quickly in mainland China?

Christianity is spreading rapidly in China, and it could be because of how well the faith fits in with modern... Read more

WWI Battle of the Hindenburg Line.

Materialism, 'rejection' of Christianity factors in World War I

Scholar and author George Weigel proposed that World War I was caused and prolonged not only by political struggles and... Read more