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  • UN team at Olympics voices ‘victory scream of all refugees’

    UN team at Olympics voices ‘victory scream of all refugees’

    • Aug 11, 2016

    For fellow refugees, members of the U.N. refugee team at the Rio Olympics “represent all of us … they represent the strength it takes to come from nothing and being considered a ‘nobody,’ to becoming a champion.”

  • Pope Francis says there’s no military solution in Syria

    • Jul 5, 2016

    Pope Francis on Tuesday appealed for peace in Syria, saying the only solution is political, complaining that sometimes the same nations pledging support for peace are the ones supplying weapons for the conflict, and expressing support to Syrian Christians “for the discrimination they have to bear.”

  • Vatican not backing away from ‘genocide’ but pushing beyond it

    Vatican not backing away from ‘genocide’ but pushing beyond it

    • Jun 21, 2016

    It’s not that the Vatican is saying the carnage in question, either from a century ago in Armenia or the present in Iraq and Syria, doesn’t rise to the level of a “genocide.” It’s instead that the word “genocide,” as terrifying and awful as it sounds, almost isn’t enough to capture the full reality of the horror involved.

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