Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armour of God".
Pope Francis came face to face with the daily reality of Palestinians on Sunday, even touching the controversial separation wall, after calling for an end to the "increasingly unacceptable" Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Pope Francis on Friday warned money "risks contaminating" football and called for a return to "sporting dignity" at a Vatican meeting with players from Italian Cup finalists Fiorentina and Napoli.
Pope Francis will hear first-hand accounts of the horrors of Syria's war when he meets refugees in Jordan Saturday as he begins a three-day visit to the Holy Land.
Ağca explained that he felt 'no regret' over his failed assassination attempt of Pope John Paul II because he is convinced it was all part of a 'divine' plan
The İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has restored a 17th century synagogue that was about to collapse
Christians celebrated Easter with church masses in several cities across Turkey
An İzmir church is home to relics from the era of Jesus. One of them is the Holy Lance, which is believed to have pierced the side of Christ
Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice.
The Armenian community on Cyprus has held a mass in an Armenian Church on the Turkish side of the island, for the first time in 50 years.
Pope Francis on Friday personally asked forgiveness for child sex abuse by priests -- the first time he has made such an apology since being elected last year.
Bartholomew I praised PM Erdoğan for improving rights for Christians, but said 'it is not enough'
Working with a Japanese technology group, the Vatican Library is set to digitally archive about 1.5 million pages from the library’s collection
The exhibition 'Mukaddes Miras' (Holy Heritage), a display of 99 handwritten copies of the Quran, was recently opened at the Yakutiye Madrasah in Erzurum
It is religiously permissible for a woman whose husband is sentenced to one or more years in prison to apply for a divorce
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