The president will pick Callista Gingrich, Newt Gingrich's third wife, before he meets Pope Francis, say reports.
Modern diplomacy's dismissal of religion as a factor was a monumental mistake.
The most populous communist state coming together with the largest Christian church would unite 2.6 billion people—a potentially seismic alliance.
Russia's Catholic Church has joined the chorus of groups condemning the country's ban on Jehovah's Witnesses.
The pope's recent suggestion that the Catholic Church discuss celibacy vows harks back to an earlier version of church practice.
Younger generations see their future being robbed by officials who are still mired in Catholic-Protestant sectarian squabbles.
Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, perhaps the most senior of the liberal Francis's conservative Catholic critics, and Bannon first met three years ago.
Sermons in churches throughout the country target the extrajudicial killings as part of the war on drugs.
Pope reaffirms Church's stance on abortion but says, 'There is no sin that God's mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart.'
The pontiff urged journalists not to stoke fear.
The Scottish team's fans defied UEFA and police in the match against Hapoel Beer Sheva FC.
The retired Catholic Bishop of Derry has died aged 82.
Religious leaders are now rejecting bad acts by Catholic bishops, criticizing believers for their homophobia and condemning extremist Islamic jihadists.
Church conservatives blast Francis as 'irresponsible' for comments on the 'crisis of marriage.'
But he restated there are "absolutely no grounds" to equate gay unions to heterosexual marriage.
The jihadist group's activities have fuelled a decline in Iraq's Christian population.
How four men were wrongly convicted in a Philadelphia sexual assault case.
"Wake Up!" and have faith you've never heard anything like this before.
Richard Dowling and Cormac Gollogly are the first gay couple to marry in Ireland.
In recent weeks, Biden has said he won't campaign unless he has emotional support from his family.