In the News December 5

A Catholic nun, alleged to have ties to the Assad regime, is challanged by critics of her "alternative story" to Syrian conflict.

Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas of Tucson, Ariz., talks about the criticism of Catholic organizations that have been labeled "not Catholic" enough cuz they serve everybody.


Fast Food wage demos stir debate. 

Pope Francis asks to meet with a man who murdered a Catholc nun 18 years ago in India.

Despite better economic news, the poor are being left behind in the U.K., says Caritas.

UN troops arrive in Central African Republic, but clashes kill dozens of people.

Pope to establish commission on sex abuse. He also seeks collegiality and decentralization.



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