Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 7, 2016

Colombian President Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for bringing to an end half a century of civil war. In its citation, the Norwegian Nobel Committee paid tribute to Santos for concluding a peace accord with FARC guerillas. It ...

Mother Teresa set to get Vatican's nod for sainthood

Mar 15, 2016

Mother Teresa set to get Vatican's nod for sainthood

The Vatican committee that approves elevations to sainthood will meet Tuesday to consider a recommendation that Mother Teresa of Calcutta becomes Saint Teresa, the Holy See announced on Monday. With the long-awaited decision seen as a formality, Pope Francis is expected to sign a ...

Article 9 supporters disappointed to miss Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 9, 2015

Article 9 supporters disappointed to miss Nobel Peace Prize

The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its contributions to democracy in the aftermath of the nation’s 2011 revolution. The Nobel panel said the body, comprising four civil society entities, helped forge consensus across political and religious divides. ...