A Tennessee circuit court has upheld the state’s definition of marriage as the union of a man and a woman, the 'first win for marriage' since U.S. v. Windsor
Pope Francis supports international intervention in Iraq and is willing to go to there personally if it will help end the violence against Christians and other religious minorities.
Prominent Catholic university professors and other scholars have signed a plea at IraqRescue.org calling for the U.S. 'and the international community [to] act immediately and decisively to stop the ISIS/ISIL
genocide and prevent the further victimization of religious minorities.'
Pope Francis celebrated a large open-air Mass in Seoul to beatify 124 of South Korea's first Catholics.
The Vatican has called on Muslim leaders to condemn the 'barbarity' and 'unspeakable criminal acts' of Islamic State militants in Iraq.
The government of Sudan has announced that it will no longer issue permits
for the construction of new Christian churches in the country.
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