Tag: International

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    Strongly influenced by Catholic teachings, the country of El Salvador now forbids all abortions. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from San Salvador on the consequences for many women when abortion is considered murder, regardless of the circumstances. More

    December 13, 2013 | Comments

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    The UN has demanded a cease-fire and authorized military action. What moral considerations underlie international interventon? More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Why are vulnerable borrowers being harmed rather than helped by microcredit companies? Misgivings are spreading about what was once seen as a powerful weapon in the battle against poverty. More

    January 28, 2011 | Comments

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    “The most broadly based access to the developing world is through religious people,” says the former president of the World Bank, “and so it is a tragedy if they are not embraced in the overall development process.” More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch University of Notre Dame peace studies and political science professor George Lopez, currently a senior fellow at the US Institute of Peace, comment on the consequences of the Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding a federal law that makes it a crime to provide “material support” to foreign terrorist organizations, even if the help takes the form of training for peacefully resolving conflicts. More

    June 25, 2010 | Comments

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    “The concern I have with a lot of families is that when they adopt they may not always see it as a permanency nowadays, because there’s a lot of availability to disrupt adoptions,” says Dr. Ronald Federici, a neuropsychologist. More

    June 18, 2010 | Comments

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    As national elections approach in the fragile African country of Sudan, one church’s commitment to its education, agriculture, water, and micro-enterprise projects there remains steadfast. More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of correspondent Kim Lawton’s interviews with the pastor of Ginghamsburg Church, who says faith communities must remind the world “that there is a moral mandate we have as human beings toward the treatment of other human beings.” More

    April 9, 2010 | Comments

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    Matthew McGarry, Catholic Relief Services representative in Afghanistan, says "people's faith is central to every aspect of their daily life in Afghanistan, and not taking that into account can undermine every other positive thing that the Administration might want to do."

    April 24, 2009 | Comments

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    For 100 days in 1994, Rwandans killed each other at a rate of 10,000 a day. Today the country tries to heal its wounds and deal with the consequences of the slaughter. "We have a nation to build," says Anglican Bishop John Rucyahana. "We cannot wait until we forget the genocide."

    April 17, 2009 | Comments

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