• Photos: The new Christian martyrs in Asia

    • Dec 20, 2015
    An altar boy looks on during a midnight prayer service at the Our Lady Of Charity Church on April 11, 2009 in the village of Raikia, south of Bhubaneswar, India. Christians gathered to pray under fear of threat of continued violence by militant Hindu nationalists in the Kandhamal area. (Credit:
  • Anti-Christian persecution around the world, in pictures

    • Dec 13, 2015

    Crux associate editor John L. Allen Jr. and Vatican correspondent Inés San Martín traveled the world in 2015, documenting anti-Christian persecution in several countries. Revisit this gallery as more stories in their series are published and photos are added.

  • Photos: Pope Francis visits the Central African Republic

    • Nov 30, 2015

    Pope Francis went on a six-day trip to Africa, visiting Kenya, Uganda, and the Central African Republic. It was his first visit to the continent. The pope delivered 18 speeches and celebrate four open-air Masses. He also met religious and political leaders as well as local youths, and reached out to the underprivileged