(RNS) — How can people trust their own government when its leaders have been involved in mass atrocities and crimes against humanity?
(RNS) — Next week Pope Francis will visit Myanmar, where he risks either compromising his moral authority or putting in danger the Christians of that country. I have great admiration for the pope and his abilities, but someone should have talked him out of making this visit.
The following is an adaptation from "Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God." I have decided to feature it here because it was one of the most profound and ...
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'The protection of these groups — and others subject to violent extremism — is a human rights priority for the Trump administration,' the secretary of state said.
(RNS) In attacking the powerful new documentary film 'Faithkeepers,' James Zogby joins a long line of condescending Westerners who infantilize Islamists by claiming that they didn’t mean what they said.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Some massacres took place in churches where people who had sought refuge were killed by militias
(RNS) The apology was read aloud in all Catholic churches in the local Kinyarwanda dialect on Sunday (Nov. 20).
(RNS) The plight of Christians in the Middle East is all but ignored, say their advocates.
(RNS) A French court sentenced the former politicians to life in prison for masterminding the killing of 2,000 people taking refuge in the church during the country’s 1994 genocide.
(RNS) A young American who countered incendiary speech in Kenya authors a how-to book.
(Reuters) A Turkish deputy prime minister said that it was 'unfortunate' that Pope Francis had labeled the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a genocide, and that it reflected the papacy's 'Crusader mentality.'
(Reuters) Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday (June 24) to use the word "genocide" to describe the mass killings of Armenians in 1915.
(Reuters) Pope Francis will have to tread delicately at Tzitzernakaberd and in half a dozen other addresses to political and religious leaders.
All Jews should affirm that the Armenian catastrophe was a genocide. The first of its kind, in fact.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Francis’ trip carries huge significance, following the pontiff’s description of the killings as "the first genocide of the 20th century,” a claim Turkey rejects.
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