Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, falls on Feb. 19, 2015.
Christians from major Western denominations will start the Lenten fast on Wednesday, Feb. 18.
The 40-day period of Lent marks a time for Christians to fast, pray and repent ahead of Easter.
Coptic Christians in the diaspora are finding ways to grieve for the loss of the 21 Egyptian Christians killed by ISIS in Libya last week.
Mardi Gras started long before New Orleans adopted the holiday.
Pope Francis condemned the killing of 21 Coptic Christians by the Islamic State group.
Egypt's Sisi vowed to avenge the killings of the members of the oft-persecuted Christian sect. President Obama condemned the killings.
On the eve of the country's bailout talks, thousands of Greeks protested austerity policies in Athens and other major cities Sunday.
Winter of '15 is one for the record books. Boston residents are sharing pictures.
The Danish government has set up programs to try to reintegrate would-be and former jihadis.
A threatened Islamist attack led to the cancellation of a parade in Germany hours after deadly shootings in Denmark.
A selection of quotes to spread the love this Valentine's Day.
Bishop Soane Patita Paini Mafi will be elevated to the College of Cardinals Saturday, making him the island nation's first cardinal.
Valentine's Day, celebrated on February 14, is named after three different Roman Catholic saints.
Mustafa Mattan, a 28-year-old Muslim, was shot through his apartment door and killed Monday in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Members of the church have proposed removing legislation that punishes clergy for being “self-avowed practicing homosexuals.”
Pope Francis addressed the College of Cardinals Thursday before a meeting on Curia reform.
Ahead of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" premiere, several faith leaders have proposed alternatives in lieu of watching the R-rated film.
Pastor Darren Walter of Current Christian Church has been delivering sermons on sex, pleasure and purity.
The Dalai Lama did not speak, but Obama called him "a good friend." despite China's protests.