Although President Obama praised nation last year as ‘a majority-Muslim country that represents tolerance and peace,’ there are signs of a growing Islamization in the Asian country’s politics.
President Obama’s recent visit generated goodwill between the two former antagonists, but the communist nation still seems unwilling to allow basic rights.
Despite cursing the Pope and mocking a murdered missionary, the foul-mouthed mayor of the city of Davao now will lead the Philippines.
Father Charles Burrows, an Irish missionary in Indonesia who prayed with the condemned man, discusses this week’s executions with the Register.
Initial surprise in St. Peter’s Square is quickly replaced with joy, as the new Holy Father emerges to greet his new global flock.
Pilgrims visiting Rome as the conclave nears discuss the prospects of a pope from afar.
The country's 1 million Catholics are caught in the middle as Muslim-led parties face off over whether minorities have the right to use the word ‘Allah.’
Fourteen Catholic writers and political-reform activists were sentenced to prison terms of three to 13 years.