Both sides wholeheartedly agree with Pope Francis’ assessment: the sense of trust between the two sides is at its breaking point.
Broken trust: Ambassadors weigh in on odds against lasting peace in Holy Land
Mosque suicide bombing targets police, dozens dead
As of Jan. 31, the death toll rose to 88 as rescue workers continued to recover bodies underneath the rubble.
Nation/World news briefs: Oct. 31, 2022
In focus: Attack on Pelosi’s husband, Buffalo abuse settlement, kidnap victims freed
Syriac Catholic bishops highlight complex challenges in Middle East
With the ongoing political crisis and the 2020 Lebanon bomb blast, Lebanon’s economy has tanked, and nearly 90% of Lebanese now live in poverty.
El Salvador charges former president in 1989 murders of Jesuits, two women
Former President Alfredo Cristiani and 12 others — mostly former soldiers — were charged with involvement in the slayings of the six Jesuits, their housekeeper and the housekeeper’s teenage daughter at their residence on the campus of the Jesuit-run José Simeón Cañas Central American University in San Salvador.
U.S. putting Cuba on list of state sponsors of terrorism called wrongheaded
The Trump administration reclassified Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism Jan. 11, 2021, five years after the island nation was removed from that list.
French bishops order ‘death knell’ after three killed in Nice basilica
Churches were asked to chime their bells at 3 p.m. in an act of mourning for three people who were killed in Nice’s Notre Dame Basilica in France.
Terrorists’ disdain for life, freedom must be condemned, nuncio tells U.N.
Archbishop Caccia’s Oct. 12 address to the Sixth Committee of the U.N. General Assembly called for absolute condemnation of terrorists.