As Christians celebrate Holy Week, members of the Hindu religion are celebrating Holi, a festival celebrated by painting each others, handing out candy and squirting water at other festival-goers. The holiday starts with a bonfire, followed by paint throwing. It's all to celebrated spring's arrival and the victory of good ...
Members of The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster plan to appear in front of judges in Strasbourg to appeal for their right to exist as a religion.
Pope Francis urged princes, presidents, sheiks and thousands of ordinary people gathered for his installation Mass on Tuesday to protect the environment, the weakest and the poorest, mapping out a clear focus of his priorities as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.
It's called the Dirty War in Argentina. From 1976 through 1983 as many as 30,000 people were kidnapped and killed by a military government. The Argentinean Church's reputation was tarnished during that period because of links between some high-ranking Roman Catholic clergymen and the military junta. Now some critics of ...
The newly elected Pope Francis address the world and gave his first blessing.
Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio, or Pope Francis I, will be the first Latin American to fill the role.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was elected by the College of Cardinals to become the first non-European elected as the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
CNN struggles to determine smoke color in Vatican City
As Catholic male cardinals chose a new pope, groups of women protested their exclusion from the conclave using pink smoke.
Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina is the surprise choice to be the new leader of the troubled Roman Catholic Church, and said he would take the name Francis I. Pope Francis, age 76, appeared on the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica Wednesday, just over ...