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US bishops oppose expansion of immigration restrictions

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is decrying a Trump administration order that expands, by six, a list of... Read more

Sudan Christians released after arrest, torture for converting from Islam

A group of 13 Christian converts in Darfur, Sudan was arrested and tortured last month for their faith, World Watch... Read more

Sudanese woman.

Why it might be too soon to lift the sanctions on Sudan

Despite Sudan's recent compliance with U.S. guidelines, one expert thinks there's not enough information to warrant a complete removal of... Read more

St Josephine Bakhita, former slave, is patron of trafficking victims

As human trafficking continues to be a supremely important issue during Pope Francis’ pontificate, with an estimated 20 million victims... Read more

A ditch filled with sewage and garbage in a street of South Sudan.

It's time to put the heat on South Sudan's leaders, bishop says

Bishop Santo Loku Pio Doggale joined his brother prelates from South Sudan and Sudan for a time of rest and... Read more

Reese Witherspoon (L) plays Carrie Davis in The Good Lie, out Oct. 3, 2014.

Reese Witherspoon says latest film inspires with Christian hope

Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon stars in a new film about the Lost Boys of Sudan, which she says features... Read more

Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim and her child Maya at the Vatican's Santa Marta residence, July 24, 2014.

Meriam Ibrahim lands in Rome, meets with Pope Francis

A Sudanese woman spared of a death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith arrived in Rome with her... Read more

Meriam Ibrahim (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Sudanese Christian woman released again

Meriam Ibrahim – a Christian woman who had previously been sentenced to death in Sudan for her faith – has... Read more

Meriam Ibrahim (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Sudanese woman sentenced to death re-arrested

After having her death sentence for refusing to renounce her Christian faith revoked by the Sudanese court yesterday, Meriam Ibrahim... Read more

Meriam Ibrahim (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Release of Christian woman in Sudan draws gratitude, praise

Family members and religious liberty advocates are applauding the news that a Sudanese woman's death sentence for refusing to denounce... Read more

Meriam Ibrahim (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Sudan archdiocese speaks out for condemned Catholic woman

The Catholic Archdiocese of Khartoum has urged Sudanese authorities to review the legal case of Meriam Ibrahim, a Catholic woman... Read more

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim Ishag (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Doubts raised over release reports of Christian woman in Sudan

A government official in Sudan is denying claims that a Christian woman sentenced to execution for her faith may soon... Read more

Meriam Ibrahim (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Husband of condemned Sudanese woman reiterates commitment

The husband of Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death for allegedly abandoning Islam, says his wife is... Read more

Meriam Ibrahim (R) is pictured in this undated image with her husband Daniel Wani.

Christian woman in shackles after 'apostasy' death sentence

Protest is mounting in the case of a pregnant Christian woman who faces a death sentence in Sudan for not... Read more

St. Daniele Comboni, founder of the Comboni Missionaries.

Missionaries reflect on anniversary of expulsion from South Sudan

Fifty years after their expulsion from South Sudan, missionaries reflected on the challenges and unexpected blessings borne out of the... Read more