(RNS) Catholic Relief Service’s Kris Ozar says, “We need to continue to remind ourselves of the plight of the Iraqi people.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Tricycle Theatre has invited the film festival back on the same terms as in previous years “with no restriction on funding from the Embassy of Israel in London.”
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The declaration from Libya’s Ansar al-Sharia movement mirrors the rise of the Islamic State in northern Iraq and Syria. The two militant movements share similar goals.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis said Asian governments should not fear Christians who did not want to “come as conquerors” — a message clearly targeted at countries including China, North Korea and Vietnam.
(RNS) Feeling increasingly alienated and even persecuted, some Christians are adopting a favorite image from Scripture — that of the Babylonian captivity.
(RNS) Attendees wore red ribbons to honor Brown, 18, at Thursday evening rallies from Maine to Michigan, Florida to New York, Vermont, Colorado and California.
BERLIN (RNS) The Gaza conflict has sparked a wave of counter speech, with organizations debunking anti-Semitic myths and stereotypes on blogs, forums and social media.
FERGUSON, Mo. (RNS) Carrying brooms and large garbage bags, volunteers collected whatever they could find: rubber bullets, broken glass, liquor bottles, tear gas grenades.
BEIJING (RNS) Even a routine message, like the greeting Pope Francis sent by telegram Thursday as his plane crossed over China, carries historic significance given the two sides’ often-fraught relationship.