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The Catholic Church in Nepal: Committed to the Poor

The tiny Nepalese Catholic Church is organised into 8 parishes with 39 churches, 16 local priests, 60 religious, and 165 sisters — all in a single vicariate. The total Catholic community comprises around eight thousand people. Since the arrival of the Portuguese Jesuit João Cabral at the Nepalese court in 1628, the Church of Nepal has …

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UN Report: Eritrean Leaders Should Be Tried for Crimes against Humanity

U.N. rights investigators have accused Eritrean leaders of crimes against humanity, including torture, rape, and murder, and called on the Security Council to impose sanctions and refer the case to the International Criminal Court. The UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea has said atrocities in the country – which include an indefinite military national service programme that …

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