08/22/2014 3:20amMosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with radical Islamists.
08/22/2014 3:50amZimbabweans battered by economic problems have flocked to Nigeria to visit faith healers and collect lucky charms, but their government is urging them to stay away because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
08/22/2014 7:20amIndia has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said Friday.
08/22/2014 10:30amPope Francis' envoy to Iraq says religious minorities being attacked by Islamic militants must be defended now and given international protection so they can return home, reinforcing the Vatican's position that military force is justified in this case.
08/22/2014 10:50amPope Francis says he offers his "heartfelt condolences" to the Detroit archdiocese over the death of Cardinal Edmund Szoka (SHAH'-kuh).
08/22/2014 11:41amThousands of supporters of Yemen's powerful Shiite rebel group escalated their standoff with the government on Friday, setting up tents near three ministries to press for the replacement of a prime minister they depict as "manipulated" by their rival Islamist group, the Muslim Brotherhood.
08/22/2014 12:32pmA former teacher at a Montana Catholic school who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.
08/22/2014 12:32pmThe FBI and Homeland Security Department say there are no specific or credible terror threats to the U.S. homeland from the Islamic State militant group.
08/22/2014 12:50pmThe bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh plans to take the ice bucket challenge to support a priest who has Lou Gehrig's disease, but says he will donate his money to a charity that doesn't use embryonic stem cells for its research.
08/22/2014 1:33pmOfficially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.
08/22/2014 2:32pmThe Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George is trying an experimental drug to treat his cancer.