Churches aren’t just communities of believers. They’re also big business. They are among the world's largest employers. Where does their money come from? What do they do with their assets?
The pope has addressed a global inter-Church conference in Geneva, and called on all denominations to work together. He's keen to close the gap between the 1.3 billion-strong Catholic faithful and other Christians.
Widespread anti-government protests have gripped the country for months, leaving violence in their wake. Now, a human rights body is investigating a conflict mediated by none other than the Catholic Church.
Religious groups and concerned citizens in the Philippines took to the streets to protest the brazen killing of three Catholic priests over the past several months. Ana P. Santos reports from Manila.
How Christian is Germany? Judging by a sharp decline in church attendance, not very. But a look at tax revenue, board memberships and land holdings suggest that its two biggest churches still have a wealth of influence.
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