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Thousands Protest Against President and Shi’ite Rebels in Yemen

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Yemen's capital to demand both the ouster of Shiite Houthi rebels who control the city as well as...

In S. Korea, Pope Francis Stops to Pray at Memorial for Aborted Babies

Pope Francis has generally avoided hot-button "culture war" issues like abortion, arguing that the church's doctrine on the sanctity of life is well-known and...

The World’s Longest Non-Stop Commercial Flight Lands in New York After 17 Hours and...

The world's longest non-stop commercial flight has landed in New York, ending a journey from Singapore of more than 15,000km in 17 hours and...

Christian Bakers In Ireland Who Refused to Make Cake In Support of Homosexual Marriage...

Judges uphold ruling that Ashers Bakery discriminated against gay man by refusing to make cake with pro-gay marriage slogan A bakery in Northern Ireland owned...

Pope Francis is Reportedly the Front-Runner in Nobel Prize Contest; Ban Ki-Moon, Edward Snowden,...

Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, according to some of the world’s leading bookmakers. The Argentinian pope is currently the...

China Promises Continued Assistance to Philippines as Ties Between Countries Improve

China’s foreign minister told his Philippine counterpart Thursday that Beijing is ready to provide more aid to the Southeast Asian country, as ties between...

3 Palestinians Shot and Killed During Attempted Knife Attacks as Violence Surges in Israel

Israeli police and a civilian shot and killed three Palestinians on Saturday who they said were attacking them with kitchen knives, as a wave...

Iran threatens to retaliate against Western sanctions by cutting gas production

As the talks over Iran's disputed nuclear issue nears its sensitive epoch, the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged on Wednesday not to...

Former Catalan Leader’s Arrest in Germany Sparks Mass Protests

Five months after going on the run from Spanish authorities, Catalonia’s former president was detained in Germany on an international warrant Sunday by highway...

Cuba Says 10 Died in Hurricane Irma

Cuban state news media say 10 people died across the island as it was being battered by Hurricane Irma. Most of them died in Havana,...

Vatican Backs Iran Nuclear Deal; Sees it in ‘a Positive Light’

The Holy See lauded the nuclear deal struck between Iran and world powers on Tuesday, asserting that it views the agreement in "a positive...

Red Cross Urges Countries to Handle ISIS Fighters in a Fair and Lawful Way

The International Committee for the Red Cross is urging countries to handle captured ISIS fighters according to international legal standards, in the wake of...

Egypt Identifies Alexandria Church Bomber as Fugitive with Militant Ties

Egypt on Wednesday named the suicide bomber who attacked a cathedral in Alexandria as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, describing him as a fugitive...

France’s Macron Holding First Face-to-Face Talks With Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron is holding his first face-to-face talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin near Paris, amid tensions over the conflicts in...

Hindu Radicals Demand All Christian Missionaries to Leave Nepal

Extremist groups in Nepal have warned Christian missionaries to leave the country, Fides reports. Nepal is a secular state under the new constitution but an extremist...

Netanyahu says Western powers are ‘galloping toward a dangerous deal’ with Iran

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated once again his promise to stop at nothing to prevent Iran from reaching nuclear capabilities, or maintain the ability...

‘We Experienced the Titanic and Survived’: Passengers on Greek Ferry that Caught on Fire...

Helicopters defied high winds and stormy seas Monday to evacuate hundreds of passengers and staff from Greek ferry that caught fire off Albania. Five...

Press Freedom Advocates Condemn Vatican’s Prosecution of Journalists

A trial due to open at the Vatican this week is drawing widespread condemnation as an attack on press freedom, as two journalists risk lengthy...

It Is About Time: Catholic Priests In Montreal Banned from Being Alone With Children

New policy, which includes church workers and volunteers, intended as ‘safety net’ against allegations of sex abuse, but critics say move is ‘too little,...
Pope Francis is attending the Synod of Bishops, focusing on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.

Sex is the Elephant in the Room at Vatican Bishop’s Synod On Youth

"We mustn't be afraid of sexuality!" French prelate Emmanuel Gobillard urged the Vatican synod on the role of young people, trying to break down...