BIDI BIDI REFUGEE CAMP, Uganda (RNS) – 'The church gives them new hope, which is important to refugees and any person who has experienced trauma,' says a counselor.
Tag - Civil War
(RNS) — While Cardinal Dolan and I agree that the bishops are consistently pro-life, other groups, including many Republican politicians, are only pro-life when it comes to restricting abortion, not when it comes to government programs to help women.
(RNS) — While this new wave of persecution against the Baha’is may seem arbitrary, it strongly echoes the state-sponsored program of persecution against the Baha’is in Iran.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) — An estimated 20,000 Catholics attended the special Mass celebrating the Rev. Stanley Francis Rother, who was shot to death during Guatemala’s civil war.
CHICAGO (RNS) — Twelve years have passed since Ambrose Ndoinje drove me in his taxi during my trip to Sierra Leone. But he still sends instant messages telling me that Jesus loves me and news of the latest disaster to befall his Godforsaken place.
(RNS) As the pontiff marks the fourth anniversary of his election, reports of plotting in the Vatican and a 'civil war' in the Catholic Church are rampant. But a reality check suggests a different story.
MONROVIA (Reuters) Everyone likes a good redemption story, and there are few more remarkable than that of notorious Liberian warlord 'General Butt Naked.'
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pontiff's gesture was another pointed challenge to sentiment in the West against welcoming refugees from the war-torn region.
ROME (RNS) The bombing and the food shortages in Aleppo have reached a critical point, but several Carmelite nuns are refusing to leave.
Sightings responds to David Gushee's July 4th column on “Seven hard truths.”
(RNS) By stamping her likeness on our currency, the U.S. now is forced to awkwardly roll away, unseal and uplift the highly secured stones of its dark and embarrassing past.
(RNS) The Southern Baptist Convention’s International Mission Board and a dozen other Christian groups will raise awareness in American churches through the #PrayForRefugees campaign.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (RNS) A meeting billed as the largest gathering of evangelicals on refugees calls on American Christians to overcome anxieties about differences of religion.
ROME (RNS) Speaking in detail for the first time since his escape, the Rev. Jacques Mourad admitted he didn't always think he would make it: “It was very difficult above all when they said, ‘Become Muslim or we’ll cut your head off.'"
Davis preached, after the war, that we have one country and should focus on making it that which God intended.