- Dec 8, 2019
Lamenting the “shopping list of human hatred,” Myanmar’s cardinal has called for religious leaders to “light a candle of hope” by insisting that not only is peace possible, it is “the only way.”
Allen Ottaro is the founder and executive director of the Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA). He spoke to Crux about a conference on Laudato Si’ taking place in Kenya.
Many terrorist attacks and other violence against houses of worship, religious sites and faith communities around the world “are finally receiving the attention, condemnation and committed response they deserve,” Archbishop Bernardito Auza said June 24 at the United Nations.
Venzuela’s bishops have called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to “defend” the lives of the Venezuelan people.
The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief.
The apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Mogadishu, Somalia, called on the world to “pay attention to the plight of Somali people” as they face critical food shortages because of a crippling drought.