Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Central American violence called threat to U.S.

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service Outgoing World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick said today that across administrations, the United States has not paid attention to Central America until the problems “get so bad.” Now the recent rise in violence, … Continue reading

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Cholera response steps up as Haiti’s rainy season begins

An upswing in cholera in Haiti has prompted health care workers and aid agencies to step up efforts to prevent the water-borne disease from spreading rapidly as the rainy season begins. Catholic Relief Services was among the aid agencies that … Continue reading

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Obama joins those sending best wishes to pope

VATICAN CITY — Today was a Vatican holiday marking the seventh anniversary of the election of Pope Benedict XVI. The anniversary comes just three days after his 85th birthday. The Vatican post office has been busy, busy, busy this week. … Continue reading

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