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In Pakistan, promises for equal rights for all

In Pakistan, promises for equal rights for all

The hopes of Pakistan"€™s religious minorities for greater recognition in civil life have risen, following the statements [...]

Abuse expert: Crisis is call to new vision of priesthood, accountability

Abuse expert: Crisis is call to new vision of priesthood, accountability

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- A Jesuit priest who has been on the frontline of advocating for [...]

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

Argentina Senate votes down abortion decriminalization bill

MEXICO CITY (CNS) -- The Argentine Senate voted against a bill that would have decriminalized abortion [...]

Archbishop Gregory: Weary of cloud of shame shrouding church leaders

Archbishop Gregory: Weary of cloud of shame shrouding church leaders

ATLANTA (CNS) -- Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory issued a print and video statement Aug. 9 [...]

Yemen on a quest for peace

Yemen on a quest for peace

Martin Griffiths, Special Envoy for Yemen, has announced that peace talks will convene in Geneva starting on [...]

For a Church that is a friend of humanity

For a Church that is a friend of humanity

In just a few months, Pope Francis will canonize Pope Paul VI. It is an extremely important [...]

Pope of Modernity

Pope of Modernity

Twenty thousand faithful gathered in Saint Peter"€™s Square for the Sunday Angelus on 5 August,joined Pope [...]

Interethnic clashes in Eastern Ethiopia

Interethnic clashes in Eastern Ethiopia

Incidents of violence and attacks in the Somali region of eastern Ethiopia caused civilian casualties and [...]

Indonesias Lombok hit by another powerful quake; pope sends prayers

Indonesias Lombok hit by another powerful quake; pope sends prayers

JAKARTA, Indonesia (CNS) -- At least 91 people have been confirmed dead after a magnitude 7 [...]

People are not merchandise

People are not merchandise

"€œHear the cry of our many brothers and sisters who are criminally trafficked and exploited. They [...]