Politics & Society
Gerard O'ConnellApril 28, 2017
“What is needed are peacemakers, not fomenters of conflict; firefighters not arsonists; preachers of reconciliation and not instigators of destruction.”
Politics & Society Editorials
The EditorsApril 18, 2017
Piling violence on violence is not a strategy toward peace; it is a dangerous reflex that could just prolong the suffering.
Josephine McKenna - Religion News ServiceApril 17, 2017
Pope Francis used his traditional Easter Sunday message to call the bombing of a refugee convoy near Aleppo a “despicable attack” and urged world leaders to “prevent the spread of conflicts” despite mounting tensions in Syria and North Korea.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceApril 11, 2017
"ISIS had written really vile things about Jesus and the church. The convent was burned and gutted. Everything was stolen. Anything holy in their mind was burned."
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 10, 2017
Despite recent and repeated terrorist attacks against Egypt's minority Christian communities, Pope Francis will not cancel his visit to Egypt.