(RNS) — Being quarantined is a minor place in purgatory compared with the hells of having the virus itself, losing a job or living in a society in chaos.
(RNS) — A unanimous ruling by the International Court of Justice demanded that the Myanmar government prevent any genocidal acts and preserve all evidence of state-led atrocities against the Rohingya minority, including murder, torture, rape and arson.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Only a few days after the United States officially gave notice of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, Pope Francis took the opportunity to praise a gathering of environmental regulators meeting in Rome this week.
NEW YORK (AP) — The president's promise rang hollow to advocates for persecuted religious minorities seeking refuge in the United States.
(RNS) — Responding to climate change requires a moral vision that puts the poor and future generations on an equal footing with ourselves.
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. State Department hosted a panel Tuesday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York to highlight the struggle of Uighurs.
SAO PAULO (RNS) — The flow of refugees has overwhelmed efforts to meet Pope Francis' call to provide 'hospitality and acceptance' for immigrants.
(RNS) — 'We are deeply concerned by credible reports indicating a frightening resurgence in white supremacy,' the groups told the secretary of state.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) — Leaders of Africa’s faith traditions united in prayer for the 157 victims, who included two priests and a Roman Catholic nun.
(RNS) — Inspired by his faith, this surgeon has spent more than two decades working to save the lives of people fleeing war and persecution in Sudan and South Sudan.
(RNS) — Experts and policymakers need to accept the limitations of religious leaders who live in war zones and under authoritarian regimes.
(AP) — The U.N.’s migration agency snubbed the Trump administration’s candidate to lead it on Friday, a major blow to U.S. leadership of a body addressing one of the world’s most pressing issues — and only the second time that it won’t be run by an American since 1951.
(AP) The transport minister said this would honor the U.S. president’s “brave and historic to decision recognize the city as Israel’s capital.”
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Crowds on Sunday (Dec. 24) were thinner than previous years, with visitors deterred by clashes that have broken out in recent weeks between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The nonbinding resolution declaring U.S. action on Jerusalem "null and void" passed by a vote of 128-9 — a victory for the Palestinians.