Christians

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Dec. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope says abortion is evidence of ‘throwaway culture’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday criticized abortion as evidence of a “throwaway culture” that wastes people as well as food, saying such a mentality is a threat to world peace. Francis also […]

01/13/2014

A supporter of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi shouts during clashes with Egyptian security forces in Cairo's Nasr City district, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo, File)

Egypt: Islamists hit Christian churches

CAIRO (AP) – After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like “prisoners of war” before a Muslim woman offered them refuge. Two other women working at the school were sexually […]

08/17/2013

Christians evacuated from besieged Syrian city

(AP) – A priest in Syria says the first group of Christians has been evacuated from the besieged city of Homs after a deal between the Syrian army and rebels. Maximos al-Jamal, a Greek Orthodox […]

07/11/2012