South Korea: The president's friend allegedly manipulated the president to gain access to secret documents and purportedly embezzled funds through nonprofit foundations.
Global Sisters Report: Now known for its swift immigration response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Canada accepts more Syrian refugees than any other country.
Mexico: An outspoken priest who denounced crime and corruption in Veracruz had received threats via WhatsApp and Facebook.
Irish priests: There is increasing pressure for the priests to continue working beyond the normal retirement age of 75 because there are not enough ordained clerics coming through the seminaries to replace them.
Greek Refugees: "I’m afraid it’s not going to last," Alexis Papahelas, executive editor of Kathimerini, Greece’s premier newspaper, said of the current cordial relations.
NCR Today: A proposed change to the so-called pacifist clause of Japan's constitution has called the country's relatively small Catholic church to action.
As Filipinos remembered their departed on All Souls' Day, church leaders called for prayers for those who fell victim in the government's all-out war against illegal drugs.
Indian branch of Catholic social welfare organization: "Caritas is open to work with transgender people. I am even open to recruiting them," the Rev. Frederick D’Souza, executive director of Caritas India.
Preview: Haiti seem to get hit by one natural disaster after another, but its people express a distrust of the aid organizations that routinely pour in to offer "recovery."
Making a Difference: Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti, a country already suffering from poverty, drought and the aftermath of the massive 2010 earthquake.