Pope Benedict said on Thursday he would withdraw into isolation, away from public sight after his resignation at the end of the month. Tears, laughter and applause marked a meeting the pontiff held with pastors from Roman parishes in the Vatican. "Even if I am withdrawing into prayer, I will ...
Take a look back at the career of Pope Benedict XVI, who announced Monday that he will resign on Feb. 28.
Worshippers from around the world, Israel and the West Bank made their way down the river bank and immersed themselves in the water, where Christian tradition says John the Baptist baptized Jesus. Some historians identify this spot as the approximate site of the original baptism, situated alongside the international border ...
Millions of devout Hindus are plunging into the cold waters of the Ganges River, India's holy river, in a ritual that the faithful believe washes away their sins. More than 11 million people were expected to take the ritual washing by then end of one day.
The largest group of Franciscan friars in the United States is offering what they call, "faith at your fingertips." Recognizing the role of text messaging in the digital age, the Friars of Holy Name Province created a prayer texting initiative, so intentions can be offered easily. And New York-based executive ...
One in five Americans don’t believe in God. That, or they call themselves agnostics– meaning they believe there is no proof of God.
A letter hand written by the world-renowned physicist Albert Einstein regarding his views on God and religion is up for eBay auction.
A recent study suggests if you're good at math, you're less likely to be religious.
Latin Patriarch Fuad Twal washes the feet of 12 of his clergymen at the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem's Old City three days ahead of Easter Sunday. He is re-living the moment when Jesus
Thousands gathered in Havana's Revolution Square on Wednesday (March 28) to await the mass held by the Pope.