Pope arrives in Sri Lanka and backs search for wartime truth
Chief of defence staff Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya leads Pope Francis at the airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka
, Tuesday. Francis arrived in Sri Lanka
on Tuesday at the start of a weeklong Asian tour, saying the island nation can't fully heal from a quarter ...
Pope Denounces 'Deviant Forms of Religion'
In his speech, he mentioned the indiscriminate acts of violence in Nigeria and the kidnapping of girls
in Africa's most populous country. Muslim militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for many of these attacks. The pope departs later ...
Lessons in giving from the wave that took all
Ten years ago today, I arrived at the remains of a beachside town in northeastern Sri Lanka
. The first person I encountered there, standing blank and motionless outside an improvised shelter, was a woman who less than a day earlier had seen her two ...