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Insein Prison in Yangon, Burma.

A prison guard stands outside Insein Prison in Yangon, Burma, 22 January. More than 50 political prisoners were released this week but more remain behind bars.

Prisoners in and out of Burmese jail like a “revolving door”

23/01/2016 12:53

Some prisoners are released while many others remain political prisoners in Burma's complex justice system.

Chris Altieri with THE SOUL OF A NATION

Chris Altieri with THE SOUL OF A NATION

New book explores intellectual, religious origins of U.S.

29/12/2015 12:39

Vatican Radio's Chris Altieri, author of the recently-released volume, The Soul of a Nation: America as a Tradition of Inquiry and Nationhood, is interviewed by his colleague at Vatican Radio, Charles Collins

Outside the White House

Vatican and U.S. flags being waved by Americans outside the White House in Washington D.C,

Changing face of Church in the United States

23/09/2015 15:11

A veteran religion writer who's travelling with Pope Francis on his visit to the U.S. tells us about the changing face of the American Church and the challenges the Pope is bringing to the country's political leadership

Guatemala President Molina refuses to resign amid corruption scandal

Guatemala President Molina refuses to resign amid corruption scandal

Guatemala's President refuses to resign

24/08/2015 16:39

The President of Guatemala has refused to resign as a corruption crisis takes grip of the nation in the run up to next month's presidential election. 

Panayotis Lafazanis, leader of the former hard-left breakaway faction of the Greek Syriza party,  received constitutional mandate to form new governme

Panayotis Lafazanis, leader of the former hard-left breakaway faction of the Greek Syriza party, received constitutional mandate to form new government

Greek far-left Maverick gets mandate

24/08/2015 16:32

The leader of the former hard-left breakaway faction of the Greek Syriza party, Panayotis Lafazanis, received the constitutional mandate to try and form a government.