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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South Sudan church balances prophetic role, practical challenges

Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale is not a man to mince words and he didn't earlier this year when he discussed South Sudan’s descent into a worsening, seemingly never-ending civil war.

The worldwide debate about sex work: morality meets reality

Global Sisters Report: The U.N.'s upcoming World Day against Trafficking in Persons July 30 may prompt renewed debate over prostitution, which divides advocacy groups.

Opposing nuclear weapons, young and old find common ground

United Nations - Activists in their 60s, 70s and even 80s cheered alongside a newer cohort in their 20s and 30s as 122 U.N. member states declared nuclear arms illegal.

Peace activists laud nuclear weapons ban

Global Sisters Report: The U.N. agreement — which nuclear states like the U.S. have said they "do not intend to sign" — is a milestone in activists' long, vigilant, often lonely efforts.