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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Book Review

'Were we really children?' Soviet memories of WWII's searing horrors

Book review: Originally published in Russian in 1985, now in English, Svetlana Alexievich's Last Witnesses listens to adults looking back on their experiences as children during World War II in the Soviet Union.

Archbishop Moses Costa of Bangladesh dies after COVID-19 battle

Catholics in Bangladesh are mourning the death of Chittagong Archbishop Moses Costa, whose pastoral ministry and leadership gifts made him a beloved and revered figure throughout the country.

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?

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