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'Use the abbreviated names because its long name has a very sacred name like Islam'
'The internet offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God,' the Argentine pontiff said
Pope Francis on Wednesday called for greater solidarity in the world in his first New Year blessing as pontiff in front of crowds of pilgrims on St Peter's Square.
Head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby met with Fener Orthodox Greek Patriarchate Bartholomew in Istanbul
Pope Francis is celebrating his first Christmas as leader of the world's Catholics, riding a wave of popularity and influence after a year shaking up the papacy with his humble style, sense of humour and common touch.
The Vatican called for an unconditional ceasefire in Syria and the involvement of all regional players including Iran in peace talks next week, ahead of a visit by US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday.
British retailer Marks & Spencer faced criticism after it emerged that it allows Muslim staff to refuse to sell
The Mufti’s Office in the Black Sea province of Rize has sent mosques in the city a sermon condemning Valentine’s Day, to be read by imams on Friday.
Angels exist but do not have wings and are more like shards of light, at least according to a top Catholic Church 'angelologist'
Orthodox Christians reenacted the baptism of Christ with a cross-throwing ceremony
Pope Francis Dec 5 set up a committee to fight child sex abuse in the Catholic Church
Pope Francis said Sunday he will make his first trip to the Holy Land, visiting Amman, Bethlehem and Jerusalem from May 24 to 26.
A treasure trove of ancient bibles and rare Greek and Hebrew texts are being made available to the public through a website
Craftsman Ayhan Savut's alems - the centuries-old art of making the crescents and the stars on top of the minarets in mosques - decorate mosques all over the world
Pope Francis Dec 4 called for prayers for a group of nuns seized from their convent in Syria
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