Pope Francis has met a Spanish transsexual and his fiancée at the Vatican, opening his doors to a man dubbed "the devil's daughter" by a local priest.
President Vladimir Putin slammed what he called attempts to rewrite history and lauded the Red Army at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
US President Barack Obama marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz with a warning that the world needs to combat resurgent anti-Semitism.
The number of anti-Semitic acts doubled in France during 2014, with acts involving physical violence leading the increase.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was a "disgrace" that Jews in Germany faced insults, threats or violence.
Thousands of people joined a march by the German anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement.
What do a rabbi, an archbishop, a top Islamic academic and former British prime minister Tony Blair have in common?
The West's defence of Charlie Hebdo's right to offend is testing the patience of Muslims even in moderate Indonesia and Malaysia.
Pope Francis has said that good Catholics do not have to breed "like rabbits".
Pope Francis will fly back to Rome after a dramatic week in Asia that saw him draw record crowds and hammer home his pro-poor message to millions.
British Prime Minister defended the right to speech that gives offense to others' religious beliefs, in a rebuttal to Pope Francis who said there should be limits.
Hungarian Jews and Soviet army veterans gathered to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation by the Red Army of the Budapest ghetto in World War II.
A plane carrying top aides of Philippine President overshot a runway in stormy weather, shortly after Pope Francis's plane took off from the same airport.
Pope Francis says he has come to the Philippines to help the poor, but the country's biggest businesses and multinationals are also cashing in.
Pope Francis will immerse himself in the Catholic Church's passionate and chaotic Asian heartland as he lands in the Philippines for a five-day trip.
Pope Francis set off for a six-day trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, where his open-air masses are expected to draw millions.
Israeli Prime Minister said he appreciated the "very firm position" taken by French leaders against "the new anti-Semitism and terrorism" in France.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the people of Kazakhstan on Orthodox Christmas.
Pope Francis on Sunday named 20 new cardinals, a majority of them from Africa, Asia and Latin America, increasingly key areas.
The Philippines's largest broadcaster pulled souvenir T-shirts for an upcoming papal visit from its stores.
- Asia Pacific
- Great Britain
- Sri Lanka
- Nursultan Nazarbayev