South Sudan's Catholic bishops asked for the world's help to prevent mass starvation that threatens the lives of more than 5 million people.
Across Germany, Poland, France and Russia, bishops, prelates and other commentators offered contrasting outlooks on Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election.
Faith and Justice: Around the world, matters of religious freedom have been getting worse, not better.
Just Catholic: Greece's financial woes are available to most of the world. What relatively comfortable, highly middle-class nation next faces financial ruin?
Catholic workers in the contested region of Abyei say the world has lost interest in the unresolved border feud between Sudan and South Sudan, so they are launching new efforts to make peace between the two ethnic groups that claim the isolated region.
As world attention shifts to the growing influence of Muslim militant groups on the African continent, few have paid any attention to the ongoing bloody conflict in South Sudan.
An estimated 50,000 people have died and 2 million have been displaced in the latest phase of fighting in this nation, according to the International Crisis Group, a think tank that aims to prevent and resolve such conflicts. That’s about five times more than in northern Nigeria, where the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has killed more than 5,000 people in six years.
Meriam Ibrahim, her husband and her two children met with Pope Francis, who thanked her for her steadfast witness to Christ.
Darfur United consists entirely of refugee players from a variety of camps and tribes who set aside their difference and come together for soccer.
A Sudanese Christian doctor freed from death row on charges of apostasy Monday is not yet free after authorities detained her at a Khartoum airport.
Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, 27, was arrested Tuesday after she attempted to leave Sudan using South Sudan emergency papers, including a U.S. visa, according to reports.
She was apprehended along with her husband, Daniel Bicensio Wani, an American citizen of South Sudanese origin, and their two children, a 20-month-old son and a 1-month-old daughter.
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