(RNS) We can hope and pray that God forgives us for what our government has done in our name. We can also act to ensure that torture never happens again.
Articles tagged “torture”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) At issue is whether the church’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal violates international norms against subjecting minors to torture, something that the Vatican’s chief spokesman denied on Tuesday.
TRENTON, N.J. (RNS) Two brothers have admitted to playing roles in a bizarre plot to kidnap, beat and torture a recalcitrant Orthodox Jewish husband to convince him to give his wife a religious divorce, authorities said.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (RNS) “Our national security would be improved by restoring the world’s respect for U.S. integrity on human rights and adherence to the rule of law,” nearly 200 clergy said in seeking a Senate report on post-9/11 torture.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Secretary of State John Kerry is calling for the release of an Iranian-American minister from a Tehran prison, a welcome step for advocates who had accused the State Department of being “AWOL” on the case.
(RNS) Nothing was tortured more in the making of Kathryn Bigelow’s film “Zero Dark Thirty” than the truth about torture. By Morris Davis and the Rev. Richard Killmer.