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Desperation in Honduras fuels migration northward, U.S. visitors learn+

The trip showcased some of the factors driving migration in recent years, including violence, poverty and a loss of hope in Honduras because of poor governance and corruption.

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German churches pray, provide aid as European flooding death toll climbs+

In a visit to the region July 18, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the catastrophe the worst natural disaster in the country in 60 years.

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Charter on religious freedom rights released ahead of international summit+

Every government, every religious community, and every political and civil society organization in the world should strive toward the goal of achieving freedom of religion and conscience, for everyone, everywhere.

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As COVID-19 spikes in India, Church officials look for ways to help+

Locally, Syro-Malankara Catholics prayed in solidarity with the people of India during Divine Liturgy at St. Vincent de Paul Syro-Malankara Cathedral in Elmont.

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Lebanese sanctuary where Mary, Jesus rested is ‘very holy land’+

Muslims and Christians alike visit the shrine.

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Photostory: Pope Francis a ‘penitential pilgrim’ in Iraq+

View a gallery of photos from the pope's historic visit.

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Faith amid the ruins: Pope calls Iraqis to affirm kinship under one God+

At the birthplace of the patriarch Abraham the pope called all believers to demonstrate their faith by treating one another as the brothers and sisters they are.

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Life triumphs over death as Christians rebuild in Iraq, pope says+

"If God is the God of love -- for so he is -- then it is wrong for us to hate our brothers and sisters."

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Pope arrives in Iraq, promoting peace, tolerance, equality+

"I come as a pilgrim of peace in the name of Christ, the prince of peace."

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