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Pope Francis on Sept. 9 visited Medellin, epicenter of Colombia’s narco wars of the 1980s and asked that God convert the hearts of the “drug assassins” who cut short so many young lives.
Israeli archaeologists said on Dec. 25 that they had found a 2,000-year-old clay seal...
British-born journalist and atheist intellectual Christopher Hitchens, who made...
Pope Benedict XVI ushered in Christmas for the world’s 1.3 billion Roman Catholics on Dec. 24, urging humanity...
Bulgaria's Muslim minority are not deeply religious, although they enthusiastically practise traditional rituals, a study showed Friday.
Pope Benedict XVI prayed for famine, flood and conflict victims around the world in his traditional Christmas message...
Thousands of Shiite Muslims gathered together to commemorate the battle of Karbala in Istanbul’s Halkalı district.
A major study released yesterday puts the total number of Christians worldwide at 2.18 billion, or 31.7 percent - nearly a third - of the estimated global population of 6.9 billion.
More than 2.5 million Muslim pilgrims began on Friday the rites of the annual hajj pilgrimage, leaving the holy city of Mecca for Mount Arafat, where the prophet Mohammed is believed to have delivered his final hajj sermon.
Jews began marking the festival of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, at sundown yesterday.
It’s been a decade since the September 11 attacks and many Americans still don’t know quite what to make of their 2.75 million Muslim compatriots. Could a reality TV series help?
A recent census carried out in the Czech Republic revealed more than 15,000 people believed in "the Force" from the "Star Wars" films.
For Turkish people, the Kurban Bayram holiday is a day to look forward to. This year for the first time, I celebrated bayram with my Turkish family. I went to Ereğli to meet relatives I had never seen before. The welcome was warm, characteristic of Turkish families.
Thousands of children suffered sexual abuse in Dutch Catholic institutions, and church officials failed to adequately address the abuse or help the victims, according to a long-awaited investigation released Friday.
The Istanbul Fethiye Museum and Mosque (Pammakaristos), which was built in the beginning of 12th century as a monastery church and later turned into a museum, will be restored by the Istanbul Provincial Administration.