Chris Herlinger is a contributing writer to Global Sisters Report and also writes on humanitarian and international issues for NCR. He has reported from South Sudan and Darfur, Sudan, as well as numerous other locales, including Haiti, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Israel and the Occupied Territories, Kenya and Ethiopia and Liberia. He is the co-author, with Paul Jeffrey, of books on Haiti and Darfur, published by Seabury, and a third, on global hunger, published in 2015.

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At Haitian-Dominican border, shelter protects children from human trafficking

Global Sisters Report: ​​The story of 15-year-old Prospélanda Aimé illustrates the dangers of trafficking and why the issue is so potent to religious sisters worldwide.

One year into Trump presidency, US foreign policy frustrates UN sisters

Global Sisters Report: ​President Trump's first year in office has left Catholic sisters who represent their congregations at the U.N. dismayed about the administration's "America First" foreign policy.

2017 was the year I started to take peace more seriously

Global Sisters Report: A few things happened in 2017 on my reporter's beat to make the goal of peace more urgent. The first? Being further awakened to the effects of war on real people.

For religious coping with trauma from war-torn areas, hope is hard-earned

Spirituality: How do people of faith cope with trauma? More specifically, how do religious cope with trauma?