With a midnight walk in the graveyard and the chance to play some show tunes on the church organ, "champers" — short for church campers — make the most of the experience.
Pope Francis and His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Dr Ahmed El Tayyeb, signed the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together in Abu Dhabi in February 2019.
The family was stunned, grieving — and angry. They had just buried three of their own, an elderly couple and their 11-year-old grandson who were killed in their church pews Easter morning, and they lashed out at the government.
The explosion at the city's main Catholic cathedral happened just after Sunday services wrapped up, a man identified as the church's pastor told Metro TV.
As a part "Choose to Vaccinate" campaign Abu Dhabi's Department of Community Development (DCD) has organised a series of visits to non-Muslim places of worship in the emirate to vaccinate people against COVID-19.
Turkey has converted another former Byzantine church from a museum back into a mosque a month after it similarly turned Istanbul’s landmark Hagia Sophia into a Muslim house of prayer.
French Interior Ministry said a serious incident is underway in the city of Lyon.
On the night of 15 August 1969, a Protestant mob burst into the Catholic part of west Belfast and burned down houses in and around Bombay Street, forcing the Catholic population to flee. The pogrom had a traumatic impact on Catholics in Northern
Footage from the Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion service showed officers walking up to the pulpit and tell worshippers to disperse, warning they faced £200 fines or arrest for breaking lockdown rules.
Prime Minister Micheal Martin will make a formal apology to those affected by the scandal and will provide financial recognition and laws to support excavation, exhumation and, where possible, identification of remains, the government said in a statement.