The issue is especially pressing in Africa, where Nigeria recently adopted harsh prison terms for people in same-sex relationships.
With little more than two months to go before Britain’s first same-sex marriage, the College of Bishops issued a statement saying that “no change” to the teaching on marriage is proposed or envisioned.
While so many of us worry about the lack of pediatric care in depressed areas of the world, Mercy Sr. Karen Schneider, a pediatrician at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, has found a creative, positive way to address children's needs by founding Mercy Medical Missions.
Sr. Camille: When and how did this come about?
NCR Today: A great friend to NCR, Thomas Patrick Melady served as U.S. ambassador to Burundi, Uganda and the Vatican.
But for the tragedy in the Philippines, 2013 is ending as a quiet year for humanitarian events, right? Not necessarily.
Church initiatives to promote peace among Kenya's Turkana and Pokot communities are vital to easing simmering conflicts over recently discovered oil deposits and continuing tensions over grazing lands and access to water, said the apostolic nuncio to the East Africa nation.