Catholic priest's kidnap illustrates problems Congolese church faces

The recent kidnapping of a Congolese priest illustrates some of the problems the Catholic Church has faced during the prolonged conflict.

The last male rhino of its kind dies. African religious leaders call it a spiritual loss.

Religious leaders who campaign for wildlife conservation are mourning the death of the world's last male northern white rhino, calling the subspecies' likely extinction a spiritual loss.

Amid political crisis, Kenyan bishops plan national dialogue forum

Kenyan Catholic bishops have announced plans to convene a national dialogue forum in the face of a political crisis, which they say has left the country's ordinary people on the brink of despair.

In Kenya, a pastor fights female genital mutilation with the gospel

On International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, the U.N.-sponsored awareness day, a Presbyterian pastor visited a rescue center for girls escaping the tribal procedure.