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Have religious leaders pray for peace and greater care for one...

ROME -- The only way to end war and ensure humanity's survival is "through encounter and negotiation, setting aside our conflicts and pursuing reconciliation,...

The U.N. at 75: Continuing to work for world-wide peace and...

The United Nations was born in 1945 out of the rubble and human devastation of World War II. Like its predecessor, the League of...

Political leader John Hume, who helped bring peace to Northern Ireland,...

DUBLIN -- Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh, Northern Ireland, has hailed political leader John Hume as a "paragon of peace" for his key role...

Pentecost: Know forgiveness, know peace; no forgiveness, no peace

"Peace be with you," Jesus says in the Gospel reading for Pentecost Sunday (Jn 20:19). Peace — as in harmony, or even as in a...

Pope Francis writes Syrian President Bashar Assad, urging him to protect...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to put an end to his country's eight-year-long conflict and seek reconciliation for the...

Pope encourages South Sudan peace process, hopes to visit

VATICAN CITY -- As the process to implement a peace accord in South Sudan continues, Pope Francis met March 16 with South Sudanese President...

Bishops in Sudan, South Sudan tell citizens only they can build...

NAIROBI, Kenya — Catholic bishops in South Sudan and Sudan appealed to the citizens of the two countries — including those in diaspora —...

Pope: Tolerating each other’s flaws fights devil’s attempts to divide

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Humility, kindness and generosity are needed to create peace in the world, starting in one's own family, Pope Francis said. "To...

Yo-Yo Ma holds concert for peace at Chicago Catholic Church

CHICAGO — When world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma brought his Concert for Peace to St. Sabina Church for the second time June 10, there was...

‘Politics for peace’ prompts question of what it would look like

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- When Pope Francis said, in the title of his 2017 World Day of Peace message, that he wanted to see...

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