The recent passage of a controversial law that provides free contraception has called into question the Church's social and political influence in the Philippines. It's also put the spotlight on activists who have been challenging the Church's power.
A Catholic priest in Spain is trying something new to bring in parishioners. He commissioned some graffiti artists to decorate the interior of his church's dome. But it's graffiti in a Romanesque style.
Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he is to step down at the end of February because of his frail health. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Rome correspondent Megan Williams about reaction to the surprise announcement.
Pope Benedict XVI has announced his resignation. He's the first Pope to quit in almost 600 years. Anchor Marco Werman gets context from Father James Bretzke, professor of moral theology at Boston College.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports on some surprises in the European parliamentary election results this week. Some far-right, anti-Islamic parties made unexpectedly strong showings, and that's fanned fears among European Muslims.
Investigators are trying to catalog the thousands of Arabic inscriptions that cover the walls and columns of the Alhambra. Its inscriptions shed light on its history. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Granada.
The war in Kosovo ended ten years ago. But it's still not clear what happened to Kosovo Serbs who disappeared right after the conflict ended in 1999. Reporter Michael Montgomery has been looking into that.
The World's Aaron Schachter profiles a man in Turkey who's warning the Islamic world about the dangers of evolutionary theory. Creationist Harun Yahya is on a mission to defend his faith against evolution.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on Pope Benedict's call for Catholic unity in China. Chinese Catholics have long faced a division between a state-controlled church and an underground church more loyal to the Vatican.