Chris Herlinger is international correspondent 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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Dr. Francis Collins of National Institutes of Health wins Templeton Prize

Templeton honoree Dr. Francis Collins is a renowned American geneticist and physician, best-selling author, NIH director and a member of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Multiple legacies of St. Óscar Romero reflect his identities, 40 years after death

In a country where Óscar Romero's visage is seemingly everywhere — on street corners, in shops and living rooms and in the sacred space where he was killed — one question hovers at the sidelines: which Romero is being honored? The saint? The humble priest? The martyred Catholic?

Marisa de Martínez, sister of Roberto D'Aubuisson, speaks of Óscar Romero and her own spiritual calling

Salvadoran human rights activist Marisa de Martínez focuses on the work that still needs to be done in El Salvador. She continues her association with the Ascension sisters, whose work, and hers, is about real and concrete challenges that date back to Romero's time and earlier.

After 30 years, theologian says martyrs' work continues in El Salvador

Jesuit Fr. Jon Sobrino remembers his mentor, Fr. Ignacio Ellacuría, and other colleagues who were killed at the University of Central America in El Salvador by the army 30 years ago. The country's problems persist, even though the war is officially over.

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