The Commission of the Bishops' Conference of the European Community welcomed a move by the European Parliament to classify atrocities and religious cleansing by the Islamic State as genocide.
A church and mosque in France’s “jungle” camp for migrants and refugees have been destroyed, despite authorities’ reportedly promising not to demolish the places of worship. Residents were given minutes.
Haiti's Catholic bishops urged political leaders to reach a solution to the political crisis as President Michel Martelly's term ends Feb. 7. Elections to find a successor have been delayed.
Commentary: Will the recent declaration to protect religious minorities in Muslim communities lead to real action? I am not optimistic.
Peter Tatchell criticized a court’s decision in Northern Ireland to charge a bakery with discrimination for refusing to ice a cake with a slogan in support of same-sex marriage.
A Catholic bioethics institute has accused the British government of moving toward creation of genetically modified babies after scientists were given permission to alter the DNA of embryos in experimentation.
During a five-hour celebration that was mix of solemnity and festivity, Bishop Ruben Antonio Gonzalez Medina was installed Jan. 31 as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Ponce.
American Jews are celebrating an Israeli government decision to greatly expand a pluralistic egalitarian prayer section adjacent to the Western Wall plaza as recognition of non-Orthodox streams of Judaism.
NCR Today: I wanted to sing the "Te Deum" when I found out that our treaty with Iran was in force.
A former diocesan council chairman in Regensburg, Germany, has alleged that Vatican Cardinal Gerhard Müller prevented the investigation of choir boy abuse.