Pope: Countries should take in as many refugees as they can

Pope Francis urged nations Thursday to take in as many refugees as they can integrate into their societies, but also to invest in places like Africa so migrants won't turn […]

Filipino Muslims mark Eid amid ruins of war-torn Marawi

Muslim residents of a southern Philippine city devastated by last year's bloody militant siege are celebrating the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr in gunfire-riddled mosques while many whose homes were […]

Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

Assertions by Denmark's immigration minister that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard in some jobs do not represent the views of the country's government, a spokeswoman for the […]

Fiery US bishop brings American flair to royal wedding

Nothing captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday's royal wedding as much as the guest preacher whose sermon brought American fire and flair to a very English church service. Source : […]

Vatican: Chile bishops ignored abuse, treated victims badly

The Vatican is making it clear that Pope Francis has summoned Chile's bishops to Rome because of their role in covering up sexual abuse by priests and their "grave omissions" […]

Correction: Israel at 70 story

In a story on April 18 and April 19 about Israel's 70th independence day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Israel's founding document described the country as a "light unto […]