PARIS, Feb 19 The Roman Catholic archdiocese of
Cologne in Germany has disclosed it is worth 3.35 billion euros
($3.82 billion), making it richer than the Vatican.
Nov 17 The end of communist rule in Europe, which began 25 years ago this month, was not all positive for Christianity because it brought tensions between Rome and Russia back to the surface, a senior Vatican official said on Monday.
VATICAN CITY, After winning praise around the world for his fresh and open style, the honeymoon period seems to be over for Pope Francis.
VATICAN CITY After winning praise around the world for his fresh and open style, the honeymoon period seems to be over for Pope Francis.
PARIS, Sept 25 Over 120 Islamic scholars from around the world, many of them leading Muslim voices in their own countries, have issued an open letter denouncing Islamic State militants and refuting their religious arguments.
PARIS, (Reuters)- France's government has reacted strongly to a rising tide of anti-Semitic acts this year but French society seems indifferent to the threat they present, the country's newly elected chief rabbi said on Tuesday.
PARIS, Sept 9 (Reuters)- The Muslim Council in France, home to Europe's largest Islamic minority, denounced the persecution of Middle East Christians on Tuesday and said mosques across the country would pray for them this week.
July 2 (Reuters)- Large majorities in Muslim countries are increasingly worried about Islamist militancy and oppose its best-known groups, such as the global al Qaeda movement, Nigeria's Boko Haram and Hamas, according to a new survey.
PARIS,Islamic prayer leaders and prison chaplains in France, jolted by a French Islamist's killing spree at the Brussels Jewish Museum, have begun discussing ways to better fight the radicalisation of young Muslims here.
When the late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II are declared saints on Sunday, the Vatican ceremony will be both a spiritual event for Roman Catholicism and a lesson in the subtle politics of the world's largest church.