War & Peace

Edward W. Schmidt, S.J. August 09, 2018
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were shot by Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb, while riding in a limousine through Sarajevo on June 28, 1914.
America Films August 08, 2018
How Jesuit Refugee Service is helping struggling farmers in the Catatumbo region stop producing coca and get back on their feet
Antonio De Loera-Brust August 07, 2018
In the rural community of Las Palmas, a group of former coca farmers are replacing coca production with legitimate crops in the hope of promoting peace.
The mother, sister and nieces of Junior Rojas sit outside their home on Aug. 2 in Sutiaba, Nicaragua. On July 5, the Nicaraguan police, with masked and armed paramilitary support, attacked Sutiaba, killing three people, including Rojas. (CNS photo/Steve Lewis)
Catholic News Service August 06, 2018
On July 5, the Nicaraguan police, with masked and armed paramilitary support, attacked Sutiaba. The "clean-up operation," as the government called it, resulted in three dead among the parishioners of Father Morales' St. Peter Church.
Photo courtesy of Carroll College
John A. McCoy July 23, 2018
Archbishop Hunthausen lived simply and humbly. He listened and served. And he extended Christ’s mercy and love to all, especially the poor, the suffering and the forgotten.
A child receives treatment at the Jos University teaching hospital in Jos, Nigeria, on June 25, 2018, after clashes in central Nigeria between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers. Dramatic footage from Jos showed angry people waving machetes and sticks and shouting at passing security forces as they weaved around overturned and burning vehicles. (AP Photo)
"It can no longer be regarded as mere coincidence that the suspected perpetrators of these heinous crimes are of the same religion as all those who control the security apparatus of our country, including the president himself," the bishops said.