"There is no 'just war,'" the some 80 participants of the conference state in an appeal they released April 14.
NCR Today: In his third pontifical year, Francis opened a Year of Mercy, made five international trips, released an encyclical, closed the Synod of Bishops on the family.
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Kampala, Uganda -- Pope Francis kicked off the second part of his three-country Africa tour Friday night, landing here amidst a festive atmosphere of dancing, song and crowds.
A Roman Observer: Following his trip to Africa, Pope Francis is set to announce some major personnel and structural changes in the Roman Curia and other Vatican-related departments.
Pope Francis will embark this week on a six-day trip to three African nations -- Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic -- in his first trip to the continent.
Synod remarks: Cardinal Berhaneyesus Souraphiel said the Synod of Bishops should identify the position of the church “without condemning anybody with different views."
Global Faith: When Thomas Landy needed to refer his students to resources for his global Catholicism courses, what he could find left him short on contemporary context.
An interfaith coffee cooperative called Mirembe Kawomera aims to combat the threat of religious violence and poverty at the same time.
NCR Today: Voices of Ugandan sisters; fake mummies in Vatican museum; N.J. priest suing former colleague; Chinese province campaigns against superstition;