Londoners have elected the son of a Pakistani-born London bus driver as their mayor, making him the first Muslim to govern this city of 8.5 million residents.
Interview: NCR spoke with Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah about hope for Christians in Nigeria, and Nigerian reaction to the pope's encyclicals.
Eco Catholic: Authorities arrested four men May 2 in the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres Flores.
Cardinal Karl Lehmann of Mainz said names of candidates submitted to the Vatican as potential bishops are being vetoed by "unauthorized people" in Rome.
NCR Today: Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan and Tom Gallagher talk on camera about their trip with Catholic Near East Welfare Association to Iraqi Kurdistan.
A Catholic priest abducted in Yemen in a deadly attack on a nursing home is reportedly alive and could soon be released, contradicting reports he was crucified on Good Friday.
Last week, gunmen shot at a car carrying Roman Catholic Cardinal John Onaiyekan.
Catholics should protest against immigration policies that could put the lives of children at risk, said Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster.
Religious freedom remains under "serious and sustained assault" around the globe, according to a new annual report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
GSR Preview: Sr. Annie Credidio transformed a neglected state-run hospital in Ecuador into a model of care for patients with Hansen's disease.