Pope Francis opens divisive debate on preserving the Amazon
Bishops have proposed reforming the church's stance on ordaining married men and raising awareness on climate change. Meanwhile, the church still heavily opposes a female ministry and women's voting rights.
Justin Bieber leads worship at LA church
Bieber led the worship on Wednesday night at Churchdome in Los Angeles. The lead pastor of Churchdome, Judah Smith, introduced the pop star. We first met Justin when he was like 8 years old in Toronto and he's always been a worshipper, and that's a lot of who he is, Judah Smith, Churchdome, via Fox News.
In Boston, victims of Church sex abuse face lifetime of healing
In Boston, victims of Church sex abuse face lifetime of healing.
Trevi fountain: Church and Rome battle over tourist coins
The Church and the mayor of Rome are at odds over the reallocation of funds collected from the famous Trevi Fountain. Some of the money is set to address the city's ills and no longer go entirely to chairity.
Governor Emmanuel, Senator Akpabio embrace in church
Members of Cardinal Ekandem Catholic Church Uyo when the Akwa Ibom PDP governorship candidate, Governor Udom Emmanuel and his opponent of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Nsima Ekere were locked in a warm embrace, while calling for peace in forthcoming general elections in the state.
Germany mulls introducing 'mosque tax' for Muslims
The idea, similar to Germany's church tax, would aim to make mosques independent of foreign donors. Germany's government and progressive Muslim leaders have supported the idea.
Nigerian churches draw in the faithful, and their cash
DW takes a look at the Pentecostal church in Nigeria, where the prosperity gospel is preached to adoring tens of thousands, who obligingly empty their pockets afterwards.
Couples from Israel and Lebanon say 'I do' in Cyprus
In both Lebanon and Israel, Couples must marry in a mosque, church or synagogue. For couples of different religions, atheists or anyone who wants to see their union regulated by a civil code, there is only one solution: those who can afford it are left to wed abroad.
Spain's king leads mourning at a mass for Barcelona attack victims
Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia on Sunday joined Spanish and Portuguese political leaders at architect Antoni Gaudi's famous Sagrada Familia church, for a mass in honour of the victims of the Barcelona van attack at Las Ramblas.