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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