One month after President Barack Obama announced the relaxation of regulations governing travel and remittances to Cuba, activists were pushing to lift travel bans on all U.S. citizens. Members of Congress, representatives of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Human Rights Watch called for
Chaldean Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho, of Mosul, Iraq, was honored posthumously with the 2009 Path to Peace Award in New York on June 9.
Reassessing the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Six weeks ago my colleagues and I from the Catholic Worker attempted to cross into Gaza, but we were not allowed through. We carried with us six large suitcases containing $18,000 worth of medical supplies destined for Al Shifa Hospital, as well as letters, drawings and toys sent by American
Faith is never a solitary activity, nor can it be simply private, said Archbishop Vincent Nichols during his installation Mass.
The Vatican has condemned the latest round of nuclear testing by North Korea, warning that such acts of aggression threaten “the very survival” of the country’s own people by exacerbating its isolation. • Catholic Relief Services has announced that the agency will focus on hel