Within a few decades, a third of all Catholics will live in Africa.
Notes from the Global Church
In many instances, Jesuit influence is essential to understanding the history of Asian societies.
Under Mussolini, Christian soldiers obeyed orders to target the Ethiopian church.
He’s a powerful leader in the world’s largest Muslim nation—and he’s popular, too.
Churches in a place where they are the only signs of hope
Integration is one solution to a history of oppression. New Zealand's churches tried another.
Hong Kong's democracy movement is not Christian, but many key activists are.
Over the past five years, migrants and refugees have flowed into Europe in unprecedented numbers. Some are converting to Christianity.
Should truth in advertising law apply to religious claims? It's a live issue in Africa, where governments could learn from American experience.
How do you commemorate Christian suffering without reawakening ancient hatred?
India's constitution is firmly secular and democratic. Yet in recent years, Christians and Muslims have faced persecution.
Japanese Buddhist adherence is in sharp decline. At every stage of this story, the analogies to Western Catholics are obvious.
Within a decade, a sixth of the world's Catholics will be African—yet the continent has few canonized saints. This is starting to change.
The Gulf states do not practice religious freedom in anything like the Western sense. Still, Christianity has secured a surprisingly strong foothold.
In 1944, an Anglican bishop consecrated a Chinese woman to the priesthood—30 years before women attained that rank in the Episcopal Church.