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Mexican church leader still its ‘apostle’ after rape arrest

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and "apostle" Naasón Joaquín García, who was arrested...

Moon sightings, politics play a part in Muslim holiday

BEIRUT (AP) - Muslims across the Middle East and beyond began Tuesday marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, one of the most celebrated...

Pope braves rain-soaked mountain roads for Transylvania Mass

MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) - Pope Francis braved a rain-soaked, twisting drive through the mountains of Transylvania on Saturday to visit Romania's most famous...

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) - Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in...

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania

MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) - Pope Francis braved a rain-soaked, twisting drive through the mountains of Transylvania on Saturday to visit Romania's most famous...

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by...

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

BEIJING (AP) - China has begun five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to...

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission

BRUSSELS (AP) - The latest on European elections (all times local):8:10 p.m.German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she'd like to see a quick agreement on...

The Latest: Merkel wants quick deal on head of EU Commission

BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on European elections (all times local):8:10 p.m.German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she'd like to see a quick agreement on...

Abortion debate highlights divide in Democrat-led states

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A bill seeking to preserve abortion protections in state law fails to pass a key committee. Lawmakers cite God, church...