Those who fled are grateful to be alive. Yet, said one, “2016 may be different in some ways, but the truth is the trauma remains.”
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UNITED NATIONS — The crimes were committed against Christian, Yazidi, Turkmen, Shabak, Sabaean-Mandaean, and Kaka’i people in Nineveh province between June and August 2014, found a report by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Jerusalem (Reuters) The recent unrest that has engulfed Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, the most serious in years, has claimed the lives of 32 Palestinians and seven Israelis.
(RNS) This is a real moment for the faith community to hit “refresh” and join governments, nonprofit organizations, institutions and foundations to finish the race.
(RNS) Official translation of Pope Francis’ speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday (Sept. 25) in New York.
NEW YORK (RNS) He told world leaders that economic and social exclusion denies human fraternity, offends human rights and the environment with a “culture of waste.”
ROME (RNS) But security agencies protecting the pope on his upcoming U.S. trip know they can’t “put him in a bubble, and he doesn’t want to be in a bubble,” says Kenneth F. Hackett, U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
“Excessive pollution from fossil fuels threatens to destroy the gifts bestowed on us by God, whom we know as Allah — gifts such as a functioning climate, healthy air to breathe, regular seasons, and living oceans,” they wrote.