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View of the dome of the Vatican's Saint Peter's Basilica from Borgo Santo Spirito
View of the dome of the Vatican's Saint Peter's Basilica from Borgo Santo Spirito


Cardinal Nichols Clarifies, Dispels Media Portrayals Of Synod

After returning from the 2014 Synod on the Family, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has clarified that the meeting was focused upon reaching out to those in difficulty, rather than changing doctrine. “You may have heard or read that this Synod has been about changing the teaching of the Church on marriage, family life or […]

Turkey
Turkey


Turkey: Deputy PM, Interior Minister Attacked By Protestors, Uninjured

By Rufiz Hafizoglu Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala and Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus were attacked in the country’s Sanliurfa province, Kanal7 TV channel reported on Saturday. Reportedly, a group of unknown people threw stones at a government delegation which arrived in the Sanliurfa province to get acquainted with the living conditions of refugees from […]

Health, safety and environment (HSE) workers contracted by BP clean up oil on a beach in Port Fourchon, La., May 23, 2010. Photo by PO3 Patrick Kelley, US Defense Dept.
Health, safety and environment (HSE) workers contracted by BP clean up oil on a beach in Port Fourchon, La., May 23, 2010. Photo by PO3 Patrick Kelley, US Defense Dept.


Government Approval Not Enough, Businesses Need Social License – Analysis

In era of globalized awareness, best business, government practices demand local consent and social license. By John Morrison There was a time when signing a piece of paper and a handshake were enough for companies to start a factory or mine. This is how business still works in many places, but globalization – delivering economic […]

President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama


Obama: Focused On The Fight Against Ebola – Transcript

In this week’s address, the President discussed the measures we are taking to respond to Ebola cases at home, while containing the epidemic at its source in West Africa. This week we continued to focus on domestic preparedness, with the creation of new CDC guidelines and the announcement of new travel measures ensuring all travelers […]