Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus is famous for figuring out that the Earth revolves around the sun. For nearly five centuries the location of Copernicus' earthly remains was a mystery. Now the case is cracked: We're wondering if you know where?
A Muslim stonemason in France has been immortalized by having his face carved as a gargoyle on the side of a cathedral. A far-right group has said the carving which includes the inscription ?God is Great' is an affront to the Church. Anita Elash reports.
The people of southern Sudan are set to vote in a referendum on independence next month. If the vote passes, some northern Sudanese who live in the south fear they may no longer be welcome. Correspondent Sean Carberry reports from southern Sudan.
Megan Williams previews the beatification ceremeny this weekend in Rome for Pope John Paul the Second. The speed with which the Vatican has gone through the beatification process may have curtailed the number of people travelling to Rome for the occasion.
Pope Benedict XVI leaves Friday for his first trip to Latin America. His initial stop is Mexico. But Mexico City is not on the Pope's itinerary. Many speculate that's because Mexico City recently passed laws that legalize gay marriage and abortion.
The Church of England's governing body voted against allowing the consecration of women bishops. In other parts of the global Anglican communion, including in the Episcopal church in the US, women already serve in that role.
Miguel Castillo left Chile when Augusto Pinochet seized power in Chile. Castillo lived in exile for 13 years. Now back in Santiago, he dedicates himself to music, and to a remarkable collection of arcane keyboard instruments.