Among its many wonders, one of Japan's top attractions is its Buddhist, Shinto and Zen temples and shrines that honour a long history of religious devotion.
Pope Francis apologised for the 'scandal and betrayal' of Catholic priests' sexual exploitation of children around the world on August 26 in Dublin, Ireland.
The Pope has expressed hope his visit to Ireland will help grow unity and reconciliation among Christians on the island.
For over a century France has been a secular society - keeping religion and politics separate. Now President Macron says he wants to create a national brand of Islam.
The Mormon church ends its century-long relationship with the Boy Scouts to focus on its own youth leadership and development program as the social views of the organizations move apart.