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What is it like to be a missionary in Mongolia? Watch

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When Francisco Javier Olivera was born, his mother offered him to the Virgin Mary, praying that he would become a missionary in Asia. ... continue reading


Human rights court to hear case of Belgian euthanasia for depression Watch

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The European Court of Human Rights has announced that it will take up a case considering whether Belgium wrongly allowed a woman to be ... continue reading



As Belgium bans kosher and halal food prep, religious freedom fears grow Watch

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Jews and Muslims in Belgium could face difficulty finding food prepared according to their religious rules, as new animal slaughter ... continue reading


'Give them freedom' - PNG bishops denounce six-year refugee detention Watch

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The bishops of Papua New Guinea have issued a renewed plea on behalf of the nearly 500 refugees and asylum seekers being held in indefinite ... continue reading


Kiowa Tribe Builds Its First Tribal Park, Creating a Permanent Home for Sacred Rituals Watch

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With cries mimicking the red wolf, red and blue blankets draped across their shoulders and beaded moccasins on their feet, a procession of ... continue reading


Holiday Crime in Downtown Kampala? Not This Year, Shopkeepers Say Watch

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Stella Wanichani and Vivian Lalobo run a stall selling fresh food in St. Balikuddembe Market, a major shopping area in this ... continue reading



Seven Christians detained several days in Laos Watch

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Seven Christians in a Laotian village were arrested and detained for several days for holding a church service deemed illegal. Savannakhet, ... continue reading


Amid tense election, DRC bishops concerned about voting irregularities Watch

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The Catholic Bishops' Conference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is drawing attention to voting problems that could call into ... continue reading


Meet the Jesuit who survived the KGB Watch

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When Pope Francis visited a former KGB building in Vilnius, Lithuania Sept. 23, Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevicius was the only bishop to ... continue reading


First Came the Vote, Then the Bullets Watch

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After the results of this country's presidential election were announced just after the July 30 vote, supporters of the MDC Alliance, the ... continue reading


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