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Brandon Sanchez September 28, 2018
“Refugee protection has been politicized...and refugees have been denigrated in our public debate.”
Abolishing the death penalty worldwide would reflect the brave and hope-filled belief that crime can be dealt with without capital punishment and that a criminal should be given the chance to reform, a top Vatican diplomat told world leaders.
Robert George, a professor of jurisprudence at Princeton University, suggested in a Sept. 20 talk that although the Universal Declaration of Human Rights doesn't mention this, its demand for respect for human dignity should even extend to the unborn.
The need for universal health care coverage was a major topic at the World Health Assembly meeting.
Catholic News Service March 13, 2018
"Women are selling their bodies to the Blue Helmets out of desperation," said Bishop Juan Aguirre Munoz of Bangassou.
An injured child receives medical attention after a bombing March 4 in Douma, Syria. Cardinal Mario Zenari, the apostolic nuncio in Syria, said "I have never seen so much violence as in Syria." In remarks March 9, he likened the situation to the 1994 Rwandan genocide. (CNS photo/Mohammed Badra, EPA)
People in and around Afrin are facing the warplanes, tanks, artillery and other heavy weapons of NATO’s second-largest standing army, Turkey.