Catholic News Service

Domenico Giani, inspector general of the Vatican’s police force, says while threat is real, he knows of no planned attack on the pontiff

ISIS kidnapped an estimated 220 Christians in north-eastern Syria last month

Bishops don’t want to be drawn into ‘ideological warfare’, says spokesman

The display of the shroud should be ‘a time of grace’, an Italian archbishop has said

Pope’s use of the term ‘Mexicanisation’ was not meant as an insult to the Mexican people, according to spokesman

ACN will fund a number of projects to help sizable Christian communities in Aleppo, Homs and Damascus

Jesuit Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was kidnapped in June last year, was freed after intervention by the Indian government

Patriarch Laham says the Middle East is suffering a ‘Way of the Cross’ in Lenten message

Cardinal Zen urged the Chinese government to stop suppressing the Church

Bishop Antonios Aziz Mina of Giza echoed Pope Francis by hailing the 21 Coptic Christians killed by ISIS as martyrs