Pope Francis reportedly declining to meet US secretary of state who says the Catholic church has been too soft on China
Vatican praises Australian cardinal for having ‘waited for the truth to be ascertained’
From the stage of an evangelical superchurch, the leader of the gospel choir kicked off an evening of prayer and preaching: "We're going to celebrate the Lord! Are you feeling the joy tonight?"
The streets of Bethlehem were near-empty on Friday as Palestinian police wearing masks patrolled the traditional birthplace of Jesus, hit hard by a state of emergency declared over coronavirus.