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Fully ratifying and adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty offers the world the "best hope of stemming nuclear proliferation" and taking a concrete step toward the complete elimination of nuclear weapons, a Vatican official said.
New Delhi -- Amid a recent rash of criminal allegations, more than 100 theologians, women religious, priests and feminists have written to India's bishops to demand they react quickly.
Faith and Justice: In its annual report, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom lists 16 "countries of particular concern" where religious freedom violations are systematic, ongoing and egregious.
A new study categorizes what kinds of responses emerge when Christians around the world are persecuted, noting that, most often, Christians choose a strategy of survival.
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A priest is being asked to take a break from his parish after some in his congregation stormed out of Mass when he openly criticized Pope Francis on Palm Sunday.
Mumbai, India -- Rejecting religion in India can come in a variety of forms: rejecting God outright, or fighting particular practices and rituals of organized religion.
Global Sisters Report: The Indian feminist theologian was a member of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, but "an ideological gap" led her to leave.
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