Photo of girl walking by flowers on a wall at the Botanical Gardens in New Zealand

Mourners Pay Tribute to New Zealand Victims, Await Burials

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Thousands of people paid tribute Sunday at makeshift memorials to the 50 people slain by a gunman at two mosques in Christchurch, while dozens of Muslims stood by to bury the dead when authorities finally release the victims' bodies...
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Vatican Committee: Church Credibility at Risk Over Sex Abuse

VATICAN CITY — Organizers of an upcoming Vatican summit on sex abuse prevention are warning that the credibility of the Catholic Church is in jeopardy over the abuse scandal and are urging participants to meet with victims personally before coming to Rome. ...
Hurricane aftermath in Texas

Disaster Relief? There’s an App for That!

By Raymond March Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico have experienced Mother Nature at her worst. The disaster of Hurricane Harvey displaced over 60,000 and left 63 dead. Hurricane Irma left two mill...