Terrorism

A woman looks towards missing posters stuck on a phone box in front of the remains of Grenfell Tower in London on June 17, 2017. Police say it will take weeks or longer to recover and identify all the dead in the public housing block fire. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Politics & Society Dispatches
David StewartJune 30, 2017
That the Grenfell Tower fire happened in a poverty-stricken enclave of the richest of London’s boroughs quickly became an unavoidable symbol of how divided the united kingdoms have become. And it was not the terrorists who divided us.
n this Thursday, July 24, 2014 file photo, people walk on the rubble of the destroyed Mosque of The Prophet Younis, or Jonah, in Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq.(AP Photo, File)
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Here's a look at some of the major sites destroyed by IS in Iraq and Syria.
British Prime Minister Theresa May listens to election results in Maidenhead on June 9. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Politics & Society Short Take
Eloise BlondiauJune 09, 2017
At the end of her election campaign, the British prime minister made ominous comments about curtailing civil liberties.
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, speaks near the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 7. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
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The bill will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants.
A floral tribute is seen during a vigil outside City Hall in London on June 5. (CNS photo/Andy Rain, EPA)
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The death of a young Canadian Catholic woman during the London Bridge attack has inspired people to help save lives in their own community.
Msgr. Richard Paperini comforts Myhanh Best, wife of Ricky Best, who was killed on a Portland, Ore., commuter train on May 26 while defending two girls from an anti-Muslim racist attack. (CNS photo/Ed Langlois, Catholic Sentinel)
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"Many of us consider him a hero. Many of us in the church consider him a martyr," said Msgr. Richard Paperini.