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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.
Israel's population registry lists a slew of "nationalities" and ethnicities, among them Jew, Arab, Druse and more
Halki Greek Orthodox Seminary becomes the stage for Greek and Turkish musicians amid growing expectations
Some 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims thronged Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia Oct 14 for the high point of the annual hajj, praying for an end to disputes and bloodshed
Pope Francis said the Catholic Church must shake off an obsession with teachings on abortion, contraception and homosexuality
Islam could not be used to justify attacks on civilians, the head of the Directorate General for Religious Affairs says
The Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew yesterday conducted a religious ceremony
Pope Francis has promised to do everything in his power to change the Vatican's mentality
A historic handwritten Quran was discovered in an old mosque in Bodrum
St. John’s Cathedral Basilica, which served the U.S. soldiers in NATO for 50 years, has been reopened to serve Christians living in İzmir following restoration works
Several Alevi associations have criticized plans in Ankara to build an Alevi cemevi side by side with a Sunni mosque
The Vatican on Monday said late popes John Paul II and John XXIII would be made saints at an unprecedented joint ceremony on April 27, 2014
Pope Francis no longer has to be chauffeured in popemobiles but can drive around the Vatican himself after a 70-year-old priest gave him his old Renault 4.
Pope Francis urged countries on Tuesday to welcome and respect migrants and refugees and not treat them as "pawns on the chessboard of humanity".
One of Diyarbakır’s most famous churches, the Armenian church of Surp Giragos, is set to become a city museum
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