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128-year-old church in New York goes up in FLAMES

A fire broke out at a 128-year-old church in New York damaging the structure and destroying the stained glass windows. The blaze first began on Saturday at an empty building next to the Middle Collegiate Church. Authorities have launched to investigate the fire. Nobody was killed however, four firefighters suffered minor injuries. The authorities have […]

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Italian teenager could be Catholic Church’s first millennial saint

A teenager from Italy who used the internet to spread his faith is on a path to becoming the Catholic Church’s first millennial saint. Carlo Acutis, who died of leukaemia in 2006 aged 15, has already been dubbed “the patron saint of the internet”. On Saturday, he was beatified at a ceremony in the town […]

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Turkey converts another former Istanbul Church into Muslim place of worship

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordered another ancient Orthodox Church that became a mosque and then a popular Istanbul museum to be turned back into a Muslim place of worship. The decision to transform Kariye Museum into a mosque came just a month after a similarly controversial conversion for the UNESCO World Heritage-recognised Hagia Sophia. […]