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A Muslim woman weeping next to her house burnt by Buddhists in Aluthgama, June 16, 2014.

A Muslim woman weeping next to her house burnt by Buddhists in Aluthgama, June 16, 2014.

Violence against religious minorities in Sri Lanka

26/05/2017 12:59

Human rights groups, religious leaders, lawmakers and the United Nations have all called on the Sri Lankan government to take immediate action against sectarian violence in the country.

 

Indian children hold placards condemning violence against the young as part of a peace gathering in New Delhi in April

Indian children hold placards condemning violence against the young as part of a peace gathering in New Delhi in April

Religions unite to tackle child violence

10/05/2017 16:56

Religious leaders united in their opposition to violence against children have gathered in Panama for a major international conference.

 

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi

Election voting boxes are arranged inside a classroom used as a polling centre, during the Jubilee Party (JP) primary elections, in Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya bishops fearful of election violence

03/05/2017 15:49

Kenyan bishops are “very worried” that widespread violence will flare up in the country as tensions mount before this summer’s general elections.

Grande-Synthe migrant camp

The fire at the Grande-Synthe migrant camp.

Fire in France destroys migrant camp

11/04/2017 11:06

On Monday near Dunkirk in northern France, a large fire engulfed the Grande-Synthe migrant camp, which housed between 1,000 and 1,500 people in tightly-packed wooden cabins.

 

Pope Francis greets membes of the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Pope Francis greets representatives of the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Pope calls Catholics and Oriental Orthodox to work for peace

27/01/2017 12:16

Wherever there is violence and conflict, Christians are called to work patiently to restore concord and hope. That was Pope Francis’ message on Friday to members of the Joint International Commission for theological dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches.