Cardinal: problem of unsafe water ‘shameful’
Cardinal Peter Turkson has told religious leaders in Stockholm that it is a “continuing shame” that people’s need for clean water is “secondary” to polluting industries and that governments “pursue other priorities and ignore their parched cries”.
US bishops and Iranian leaders sign declaration
US Catholic leaders and some of Iran’s top religious figures issued a joint declaration last week, calling for an end to weapons of mass destruction and to terrorism.
Little Sisters to leave US city after 147 years
The Little Sisters of the Poor are to leave St Louis, Missouri, after 147 years. The nuns are looking for a buyer for their care home.
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