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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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.

Maryknoll Mission Institute at 50 years: 'We are alive and well to the world'

Global Sisters Report: For half a century, thousands of missionaries, sisters, brothers, priests, educators and lay church members have sought education and renewal through annual programs at the Maryknoll Mission Institute.

Events for day against trafficking focus on need for governments to act

Global Sisters Report: "It is here, in our neighborhoods, and requires attention now," Sr. Michelle Loisel said at one of the gatherings to mark the U.N. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.

Advocates work to stop human trafficking's causes like poverty, exploitation of human rights

When the world commemorates the United Nations' World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, it will focus on crimes the global body says exploit "women, children and men for numerous purposes including forced labor and sex."

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