The Nobel committee chose Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos as winner of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.
Faith and Justice: Jesuit Refugee Service works in 45 countries serving 724,000 people, 55 percent of whom are Muslim.
New blog series "Letters from Japan" begins with visiting professor David DeCosse attending a conference that examined "blind spots" in business ethics practices.
Gaza -- After a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit an Israeli border town, Israeli aircraft attacked Palestinian militant targets in Gaza.
Almost three years after the world's worst recorded typhoon ravaged the Philippine island of Leyte, the visible wounds are healing.
In Tacloban, there are signs of recovery everywhere, like restored mall, hospital and housing, but there are also reminders, memorials and people's memories of tragedy three years ago.
The bullet-ridden body of Fr. Jose Lopez Guillen was found Sept. 24 on the highway in the western state of Michoacan, a region plagued by violent conflict.
Eco Catholic: Pope Francis quietly prayed and consoled survivors and relief workers Oct. 4 amid the devastation wrought by an earthquake in central Italy.
The pope praises Azerbaijani interreligious cooperation during a low-key trip that included Mass with some of the country’s estimated 570 Catholics.
Biryani is a popular Indian rice dish featuring meat or vegetables cooked in a subtle combination of spices. Recently, some lawmakers have added some extra ingredients --religion, caste and politics.
So-called biryani police have been inspecting pots full of the traditional dish to check if street sellers have been adding beef, which is banned across much of the country.
Many street vendors in Haryana state near New Delhi, the center of the crackdown, have had to shut their shops, even though demand for biryani is highest during September's Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.