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Togo's bishops call for peace while reform goes to public vote

Sep 19, 2017

Following Togo's largest protests in over a decade, the bishops of the small African country urged political leaders toward a... Read more

Jason Stockley Protests in St. Louis, Missouri.

Archbishop calls for peace amid protests over St Louis verdict

Sep 18, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Archbishop of St. Louis called for prayer and peace after a judge acquitted a former St. Louis police officer... Read more

Police officers stand guard as crowds gather for a second night near a BP gas station that was burned after an officer-involved killing Aug. 14, 2016 in Milwaukee.

Transform your hearts – Milwaukee's archbishop addresses riots

Aug 15, 2016

The Milwaukee riots and violence that followed a police shooting of an armed man this weekend show the need for... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun speaks at the Asianews Conference at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

This 82-year-old cardinal says he'll face jail for democracy

Dec 4, 2014

By Ann Schneible

One of several leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement to surrender to police after months of pro-democracy protests, Cardinal... Read more

A demonstrator holds a sign as thousands pack the streets of Hong Kong in protest Oct. 1, 2014.

Escalating Hong Kong tensions prod Catholic call for peace

Oct 2, 2014

By Elise Harris

The archbishop of Hong Kong has urged a peaceful solution to current pro-democracy protests happening there, encouraging both sides to... Read more

Knights urge prayers to St. Francis for peace in Ukraine

Feb 21, 2014

The Knights of Columbus have asked that the faithful join them in reciting the Prayer of St. Francis this coming... Read more

Anti-government protestors stand in Independence Square Jan. 28, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.

Ukraine protests seek to defend human rights, bishop reflects

Jan 29, 2014

A leading Ukrainian Greek Catholic bishop has denounced the “brutality” of government crackdowns on protests in the Ukraine, while urging... Read more

The Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Elderly nun found guilty over nuclear site break-in

May 9, 2013

Sister Megan Rice of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus was convicted May 8 for breaking into and causing... Read more

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

'Pro-choice terrorist' sentenced for death threats against pro-lifers

Oct 4, 2012

A self-described “pro-choice terrorist” on Wednesday was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for his 2010 internet death threats... Read more


Cardinal says social conflicts can only be solved with truth, order

Jun 4, 2012

Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani of Lima has reiterated the Church’s call to peace and said social conflicts can only be... Read more