But Archbishop Vincent Nichols told BBC WM it was not the Church’s role to add to calls for condom distribution. Continue reading Condoms can help on poverty – Catholic leader
BBC The International Criminal Court has authorised a formal investigation into the violence after Kenya’s 2007 poll.
Some 1,300 people died and tens of thousands were displaced as political differences snowballed into weeks of ethnic score-settling after the poll. Continue reading ICC to investigate Kenya 2007 election violence
By BRADLEY BROOKS
CARLINDA, Brazil — The gunmen arrived in the Amazon dusk, circling the house where Sister Leonora was hiding, rifles and pistols poking out the windows of three muddy pickup trucks.
A violent death was meant for the diminutive 64-year-old Roman Catholic nun, who has spent decades defending poor, landless workers — and collecting countless threats from ranchers she blocked from stealing Amazon land. Continue reading Nuns face guns, impunity in trying to save Amazon
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The earthquake not only smashed markets, collapsed warehouses and left more than 2.5 million people without enough to eat. It may also have shaken up the way the developing world gets food. Continue reading With cheap food imports, Haiti can’t feed itself