‘My gut tells me you can’t negotiate with these people’: Cardinal Dolan has concerns about Vatican-China dialogue
Dialogue is always preferable to confrontation, Cardinal Dolan said. ”[But] my gut also tells me that you can’t negotiate with these people. It could be extraordinarily counterproductive.”
El Salvador’s contemporary death squads do not engage in political liquidation. Their targets have largely been criminal suspects or innocent bystanders caught up in the violence.
Horrified by images of Border Patrol abusing Haitian migrants? Blame decades of dangerous immigration policy
With the likelihood that migration to the U.S. border will only increase in the near term, U.S. officials need to shore up existing structures and create new ones.
Increasing the visibility of women and tapping the wisdom they offer will surely encourage laypeople around the world. Religious sisters and nuns were ranked more trustworthy than bishops, priests and the Vatican in a recent survey of U.S. Catholics sponsored by America.
America’s top military chief was scorched by right-wing media outlets after book excerpts depicted a series of pre-emptive moves, not to protect the nation from a new terrorist threat but to save it from its outgoing president.
To outsiders, the situation can appear completely beyond repair, but that is not the reality Sister Marilyn has come to know in Jacmel. “People need to hear that Haitians are survivors,” she said. “They are people of hope.”
In his meeting with Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Pope Francis is not as likely to celebrate the Hungary-first tendencies of Mr. Orban and his ruling Fidesz Party.
He was a translator in Afghanistan. Now safe in the U.S., he prays his work won’t endanger loved ones left behind.
“I know that I live in safety. I know that I don’t have to worry about being kidnapped, being hurt; I don’t have to worry about being hit by an I.E.D.” Ahmad wishes that same security for his family and the people of Afghanistan.
At some parishes a battle line has been drawn between parishioners willing to mask up again and those who perceive masks as unnecessary, ineffective or, at worst, a violation of their freedom.