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Politics & SocietyDispatches
Christine Lenahan
There are just under 20 million primary-grade girls out of school in sub-Saharan Africa. The Bakhita Partnership for Education is working to change that.
Pope Francis
In his weekly audience, Pope Francis highlights the apostolic zeal of St. Daniel Comboni, who sought to engage and empower Africans as “subjects” of mission.
FaithFaith in Focus
Britt Luby
Neighbor before house, the house is gone. Neighbor before house, here is some food we managed to find. Neighbor before house, at least we have each other.
Politics & SocietyNews
Ngala Killian Chimtom - Catholic News Service
The grisly killing of a seminarian highlights the violent persecution Christians have faced in Nigeria and around the world.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jean B. Musiitwa, S.J.
Given his own frailties, the last place the pope should have visited is South Sudan, but he put us at the center of the world.
People board a truck as they leave Khartoum, Sudan, on June 19, 2023. Clashes resumed between Sudan's military and a powerful paramilitary force after a three-day cease-fire expired Wednesday morning, June 21, 2023, a protest group and residents reported. (AP Photo, File)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Patrick Samway
The basic question centers on whether the present military conflict in Sudan will metastasize into a protracted, all-out civil war as both generals repeat in their own ways the atrocities begun by Mr. al-Bashir years ago in Darfur.