Seven months after a delegation of U.S. bishops quietly met with Iranian religious leaders, their efforts appear to be on track to continue a dialogue on nuclear weapons and the role faith leaders may have in influencing arms policies.
BISMARCK, ND — Dr. Harold Kasimow's free, public lecture, “St. John Paul II, Champion of Dialogue and Peace: A Jewish Perspective,” is tonight at the University of Mary's Gary Tharaldson School of Business. Kasimow is a Jewish scholar, Poland native and Holocaust survivor whose works on interfaith dialogue have been published in six countries including the U.S.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNS) — The agency will ensure that graves are marked so that families know where their loved ones are buried and that there is "one body in one grave," a church official said, noting that in the current crisis "this is not always the case."
"We need to create ways for people to visit the graves of their loved ones and still be safe," CRS' Michael Stulman explained, noting that currently no funeral services are held in Sierra Leone and visits to cemeteries are not allowed.
Exorcists, assigned to that ministry by their bishops, demonstrate the love and care of the church for "those who suffer because of the work of the devil," Pope Francis said in a message to the International Association of Exorcists.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) — Music and participation in a symphony orchestra are giving 240 students the chance to steer clear of violence that plagues their country. Its members come from poor families and public schools marked by gang feuds.