The eugenics mentality that affirms some human lives are worth more than others did not end with the Nazis, but continues in modern times through abortion and promotion of contraception.
Parish Diary: In a shrinking world, as religions and cultures interact and sometimes react, priests can be instruments of peace beyond their church walls.
As Morocco continues defying the United Nations and much of the international community in its continued occupation of Western Sahara, the United States continues supporting that autocratic government.
Human rights activist Kerry Kennedy spoke at the University of Cape Town during a program commemorating her father's Day of Affirmation speech 50 years ago.
Rains have come to Ethiopia for the first time in 18 months, but this latest drought is not expected to cause the widespread famine that happened in the 1980s.
Jewish leaders are frustrated with the Israeli government's backtracking from its commitment to create a government-funded egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.
Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad called for reconciliation and an end to all forms of extremism at an interfaith gathering he hosted.
NCR Today: A 1968 essay warned of an existential threat to Israel, from within Israel itself, namely its new occupation of lands conquered in the 1967 war.
In the small village of Idomeni, an informal refugee camp immersed in rubbish, toxic fumes and mud is the home of more than 1,200 Yazidis.
Efforts to protect men, women and children suffering religious persecution and to promote respect for religious freedom globally is "a top priority for the United States," said Knox Thames.