When Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians, visit migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos this weekend, they'll be doing more than sending a political message about the need to welcome refugees.Christianity's two most
Pope Francis heads into the capital's crime-ridden suburb of Ecatepec on Sunday to see firsthand the reality of the Mexican "periphery," where drug violence, gangland-style executions and kidnappings are daily facts of life.The pontiff is expected to bring a message of hope and solidar
The two churches split during the Great Schism of 1054 and have remained estranged over a host of issues,
The two churches split during the Great Schism of 1054 and have remained estranged over a host of issues, including the primacy of the pope.
Syrian family arrives in Italy in first humanitarian airlift, meant to discourage dangerous sea passage
The Rome-based Catholic Sant'Egidio Community and the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy lobbied the Italian government to grant 1,000 humanitarian visas for particularly vulnerable refugees.