Bethlehem celebrates Christmas Eve
There was a noticeable absence of throngs of foreigners or pilgrims from abroad during this year's celebrations.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
On first official visit to US, Rivlin addresses black Christian leaders in Brooklyn
Presidents says Jews and blacks have a shared history of struggle, and warns against Holocaust denial.
Pope Francis calls for Christian Unity
In a prayer service at St. Paul's Basilica, Pope says there should be more focus on what unites Christians.
Birth control ban doesn't mean breed 'like rabbits,' Pope says
"Some think that - excuse me if I use this word - that in order to be good Catholics we have to be like rabbits. No. Responsible paternity, that is clear." Pope Francis says.
Pakistani Christians protest Charles Hebdo
About one hundred Christians, who make up less than three per cent of Pakistan's majority Muslim population of 180 million, took to streets shouting "Down with Charlie Hebdo".
WATCH: Orthodox Christians take the plunge to commemorate Jesus's baptism
Christians from around the world flocked to the Banks of the Jordan River to celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany.
By ARIEL COHEN
Pope says Mass for crowd of over 6 million in Manila, appeals for suffering children
Says world has to "learn how to cry" over their fate.
Anti-Christian prejudice: The last acceptable form of bigotry
Many still hold prejudices against religious Christians, pro-Israel group says.
Listen to women more, don't be so macho, Pope tells men
"(We) don't allow room for women but women are capable of seeing things with a different angle from us, with a different eye," Pope Francis said.
Islamic extremism main source of persecution of Christians, report says
The Palestinian territories ranked as the #26 country where Christians face the most persecution.
By ARIEL COHEN