A study has revealed the emissions pledges agreed at the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009 are not enough to halt warmiThe world is now firmly on the path for dangerous climate change in the coming century, a major new assessment reveals today on the eve of the forthcoming UN climate conference which opens next week in Mexico. Continue reading UN issues severe climate warning ahead of summit→
Independent Catholic News “Iraqi Christians are now terrified and in shock. They are faced with a terrible dilemma: emigrate and save the lives of their loved ones, or stay in the country and witness to the faith, risking death.” This is what Fides has learned from Fr Vincent Van Vossel, CSSR, Superior of the Redemptorists in Baghdad, after the massacre that took place October 31 in the Syrian Catholic Church of Our Lady of Salvation. Continue reading After the massacre, the dilemma of Iraqi Christians→
By Matthew O. Berger WASHINGTON, Nov 24, 2010 (IPS) – While many U.S. residents prepare for their annual Thanksgiving feast Thursday, one in six are at risk of hunger – including a quarter of all children in the country.