Oct 17, 2015

Pope calls for more decentralized Catholic Church

Pope Francis called Saturday for a Catholic Church that is far more decentralized, where the laity play a greater role, bishops’ conferences take care of certain problems and even the papacy is rethought. Francis issued the call during a ceremony Saturday to mark the ...

Migrants return to sea to race in sailing world championship

Jun 18, 2015

Migrants return to sea to race in sailing world championship

Two African migrants, who barely survived their first trips across the Mediterranean on rickety boats, are heading back out to sea to compete in a world championship sailing competition. Elias Orjini, a Christian from Ghana, and Mohamed Sabaly, a Muslim from Gambia, were chosen ...