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The Pope and the poor

Pope Francis is likely to be an improvement on Benedict, despite his contradictions writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Argentina Latin America Religion

How close was Pope Francis to Argentina’s military dictators?

Vanessa Baird tunes in to some rumblings in the Southern Cone.

Filed in: Argentina Politics Religion

Will the next pope embrace liberation theology?

The answer may not be a straight-forward no, even if the odds are stacked against it, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Religion

KENYA VOTES: Seeking God’s help for peace

Henry Owino reports on a three-day long ceremony of repentance for the 2007-08 post-election violence, attended by six presidential candidates.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Religion Violence

Crossing into Syria to take up the fight

Tam Hussein meets Ahmed, a young man with a clear calling and an uncertain future.

Filed in: Conflict Religion Syria

Haiti’s colonial hangover

The linguistic and religious legacy of the French lives on 200 years after independence, writes Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Language Religion

Why are they targeting the Sufis?

Attacks against Sufis and their holy places have become commonplace in the Muslim world, says Richard Schiffman.

Filed in: Religion

Throwing the money changers out of the Temple

One year since Occupy pitched up in London, Symon Hill from Christianity Uncut concludes St Paul’s Cathedral has sided with the rich.

Filed in: Activism Christianity Economics Politics United Kingdom

Making peace a way of life

The essence of Quakerism is not an easily repeatable creed or dogma, but space. Tim Gee explains the importance of both action and shared silence. 

Filed in: Religion

We should all be more neighbourly after Wisconsin

The Sikh community at the centre of the latest US shooting have much to teach us about togetherness says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion United States

The Vatican shows its true colours

Mark Engler argues the Catholic Church has made a parody of itself by criticizing nuns for ‘focusing too much on poverty and economic injustice.’

Filed in: Religion United States

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