Jesuit Refugee Service has a very specific answer to Pope Francis' call to put mercy on the leading edge of a church reaching out to the peripheries -- education.
Global Sisters Report Preview: World leaders gathered April 22 at the United Nations to sign the Paris Agreement.
Zambians are shocked and ashamed of the xenophobic violence in the capital, Lusaka, in which mostly Rwandans' homes and shops were ransacked, a church official said.
Viewpoint: This Earth Day, we are at an impasse. The wisdom we need today comes from the marginalized, mystics, and a wounded Earth crying for life.
A breakdown between the Roman Catholic church and the government in Burundi is raising concerns over stability in the East African nation, as officials accuse the church of sponsoring violence.
Catholic bishops have welcomed a unanimous 278-0 vote by the House of Commons declaring atrocities committed by Islamic State as "genocide."
The ruling right-wing, nationalist Law and Justice Party, has moved the government in the direction of authoritarian rule. Anti-government demonstrations now occur on a regular basis.
Commentary: State legislatures across the country are considering a spate of bills that would blacklist companies that support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
Only a "collective international response" can thwart the specter of terrorism that crosses borders, according to the Vatican's permanent observer mission to the United Nations.
Archbishop Roberto Gonzalez Nieves of San Juan spoke to reporters to clarify the church's role in the shutdown of Catholic school teachers' retirement plan.