Watch: Helping people with mental health conditions forced to live in chains

In parts of the world people suffering mental health conditions are often shackled by families in their own homes

Like the sky falling on our heads: Life under the Khmer Rogue

Cambodia became like a labor camp, says former doctor who managed to escape to Thailand

Cultural Revolution redux? Buddhist pagoda, temple destroyed in China’s north

Authorities claimed the structures had been 'built without approval'

Christians reach out to Rome’s homeless during coronavirus lockdown

Homeless are most grateful for simply knowing there are still people out there who care

Watch: Parish in Malaysia goes green, embraces Laudato si’

What does it take to become the country's greenest parish?

Photo gallery: Filipino Muslim community devastated by typhoon

Images offer a glimpse to how people are trying to cope and rebuild their lives

Watch: India’s COVID-19 crisis

Govt has been criticized for its handling of crisis, many people on the brink of starvation

Photo gallery: Philippine communities rise from devastation after typhoon

Locals rely on themselves in rebuilding their community, they say their plight has been overlooked

Watch: On Jan. 22, Pope Francis’ pontificate surpasses Benedict XVI’s in duration

Pope Benedict XVI held the pontificate for 7 years, 10 months and 9 days

Watch: Pope urges all Americans to promote national reconciliation

Violence is always self-destructive, pope says referring to mob siege of US Congress

Photo gallery: Filipinos brave pandemic to venerate ‘Black Nazarene’

Along with the devotion to Santo Niño, the Black Nazarene is the most popular object of devotion in the Philippines

Year in Review: Catholic Church faces up to the challenge of COVID-19 pandemic

We look back on 2020 when hope and faith survived the most testing of times.