Pope Benedict XVI's comments on condom use are causing confusion and debate from Manila to Mexico City.
Pope Benedict XVI tried to rally loyalists against 'aggressive secularism' this weekend during a visit to the traditional Catholic stronghold of Spain.
While Forbes magazine still terms President Obama the 'Leader of the Free World,’ the title of most powerful now goes to China's Hu Jintao.
Russian cadets listen to their commander during military parade training in Red Square in Moscow. The parade will take place on Nov. 7 to mark the anniversary of a historical parade in 1941 when Soviet soldiers marched through Red Square to the front lines of World War II.
The last of the 33 miners trapped underground for months has been brought to the surface in a joyous ending to the Chile mine rescue efforts.
Italian authorities are looking into allegations of money laundering in the Vatican's bank, adding to the Roman Catholic Church's recent woes over sex-abuse scandals.
Vatican bank: The Vatican said it was "perplexed and surprised" by the investigation.
Pope Benedict XVI plans on Sunday during his state visit to Britain to beatify Cardinal John Henry Newman, who converted to Catholicism from Anglicanism.
Clouds form a tropical storm over Havana during dawn over Havana, Cuba, on Friday.