Pope Francis sent condolences to Taiwan following a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that left at least 37 people dead as the island prepared to celebrate Chinese New Year, reported ucanews.com.
At the Intersection: The Zika virus adds to the hardship women face regarding fertility and pregnancy and a lack of access to control over their own bodies.
NCR Today: Time and again the international community has lost the opportunity to address the enormous burden of human suffering the war in Syria has wrought.
Global Sisters Report Preview: As Haiti's current president prepares to leave office without a replacement on February 7, there are no clear answers for how the country will progress.
The Commission of the Bishops' Conference of the European Community welcomed a move by the European Parliament to classify atrocities and religious cleansing by the Islamic State as genocide.
A church and mosque in France’s “jungle” camp for migrants and refugees have been destroyed, despite authorities’ reportedly promising not to demolish the places of worship. Residents were given minutes.
Haiti's Catholic bishops urged political leaders to reach a solution to the political crisis as President Michel Martelly's term ends Feb. 7. Elections to find a successor have been delayed.
Commentary: Will the recent declaration to protect religious minorities in Muslim communities lead to real action? I am not optimistic.
Peter Tatchell criticized a court’s decision in Northern Ireland to charge a bakery with discrimination for refusing to ice a cake with a slogan in support of same-sex marriage.
A Catholic bioethics institute has accused the British government of moving toward creation of genetically modified babies after scientists were given permission to alter the DNA of embryos in experimentation.