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Spanish Catholic leaders welcome ETA statement on ending violence

Spanish church leaders welcomed a statement by the Basque separatist organization, ETA, apologizing to its victims and declaring an end to its armed struggle.

As South Sudan war drags on, churches do their best to help displaced

Since civil war began to rip apart South Sudan's fragile democracy in 2013, roughly one-third of the country's 12 million people have been forced to flee their homes.

Love Jesus, love your country, pope tells Cuban youth

Catholic young people in Cuba can contribute to building a better society by loving God and their country, Pope Francis said.

European rights court rejects Alfie Evans case

The European Court of Human Rights on Monday rejected a case from British parents who want to take their terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment instead of allowing a U.K. hospital to remove him from life support.

Church teaching leads Catholic entities to divest from fossil fuels

Caritas Internationalis, the Catholic Church's worldwide network of humanitarian aid agencies, three German banks and more than 30 other Catholic institutions are planning to divest at least part of their financial portfolios from the fossil fuel industry.