A 38-day standoff between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen at the Church of the Nativity ended Friday.
Negotiators are reportedly close to a deal that would end the five-week standoff between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.
In an unprecedented emergency meeting with American Catholic leaders, Pope John Paul II on Tuesday said there is no place for the sin and crime of pedophilia in the church, adding that the priesthood is no place "for those that…
Pope John Paul II has summoned American cardinals to the Vatican for a meeting next week to discuss the recent sex scandals that have rocked Catholic churches in the U.S.
At least nine more people died in Western India Monday as a result of continuing violence between Hindus and Muslims that has left more than 570 dead in six days.
The Indian government has deployed troops to the western state of Gujarat to quell a third day of violence between Hindus and Muslims.
Mobs of angry Hindus rampaged through the western Indian state Gujarat, killing at least 58 Muslims in retaliation for an attack yesterday that left nearly 60 Hindus dead.
A mob of angry Muslims set fire to a trainload of Hindu activists in western India Wednesday, killing at least 57 people, including fifteen children.
Without comment, the Supreme Court Monday refused to hear a contentious case involving the public display of the Ten Commandments on the Indiana statehouse lawn.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
The following is the full text of President Bush's comments urging Americans not to blame Muslims or Arab-Americans for Tuesday's attacks. He spoke before the Islamic Center of Washington, D.C.
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