Africa

Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin Clarke March 24, 2017
Some of the tensions still troubling Liberian life have deep social and historical roots.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin Clarke March 21, 2017
The United States dominates an annual global weapons export market that has topped $100 billion.
Politics & Society News
Pope Francis asked God's forgiveness for the failures of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwanda genocide and for the hatred and violence perpetrated by some priests and religious.
Politics & Society News
Msgr. John E. Kozar, secretary of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, said the agency maintains a low profile because it works through and with the local church.
Politics & Society Short Take
Tessa Pulaski March 06, 2017
Climate change is already affecting vulnerable populations across the world, in places that are the least able to adapt.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Kevin Clarke February 24, 2017
As civil strife threatens greater disorder, a famine looms in South Sudan; Pope Francis urges intervention.