PARIS (RNS) — The fate of 118 parishes scattered across Europe is part of a larger struggle between the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul and the far larger and richer Moscow Patriarchate, whose power is linked to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
PARIS (RNS) — A decision seemed to be made, but as with most émigré politics and disputes among Eastern Orthodox churches, it got complicated.
PARIS (RNS) — Holy Week services for Catholics in Paris go on in new locations while plans for recovering from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire get started with more than $1 billion pledged for repairs.
(RNS) — 'If you are looking for a spark, sift through the ashes.' That is the meaning of faith in our world. Especially now.
(RNS) — In recent decades, Notre Dame was more a tourist destination than a place of pilgrimage or a seat of Catholic potency.
(RNS) — The Paris cathedral celebrated its 850th anniversary in 2013. It has been the most visited monument in France, according to the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau.
(RNS) — A massive fire engulfed the 850-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of Paris Monday evening (April 15), destroying the entire wooden frame. The roof and spire also collapsed.
PARIS (RNS) — A thriving English-speaking Catholic parish in Paris finds itself in the middle of angry protests against the government.
PARIS (RNS) — French evangelical leaders have had to distance themselves from their cousins in the U.S. and Brazil — saying that evangelical support for Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro hurt their ministry.
WASHINGTON (RNS) While leaders of the so-called religious left were overwhelmingly critical of the move, conservatives were somewhat divided.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) At their historic meeting last week, the pope gave Trump a copy of his 2015 encyclical, which warns of the grave consequences caused by climate change, and the president promised to read it.
PARIS (Reuters) The Holy Trinity Cathedral is Russia's biggest and most visible landmark in the French capital since Tsar Alexander III offered Paris a bridge named after him in the late 19th century.
PARIS (RNS) The midwife and mother of two is challenging conservative Muslim conventions, not to mention stereotypes about Islam.
(RNS) Reconciling the different facets of personal identity is what allows people to integrate, to acculturate, to cease being “The Other.”
PARIS (RNS) In a city still recovering from last year’s deadly attacks, the store tucked next to an abandoned railroad track offers a more positive face of interfaith relations.