In an article first published on The Conversation, JOSEPH HELLWEG, of Florida State University, reflects, in light of the recent papal visit to  Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius, on the history and future of the Catholic Church in Africa...

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US-based World Relief's CEO and president, TIM BREENE and SCOTT ARBEITER, in an article first published by Religion News Service, on the key role local churches play in recovery after conflict around the world...

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US Catholic commentator THOMAS REESE, in an article first published on Religion News Service, looks at how Pope Francis is reshaping the Catholic Church's College of Cardinals...

In an article first published on Religion News Service, JOHN GEHRING, author and Catholic program director at Faith in Public Life Action, calls for greater action on labour rights in the US...

Australian academics and scholars LIAM ELPHICK, AMY MAGUIRE and ANJA HILKEMEIJER, in an article first published on The Conversation, look at how Australia's proposed new religious freedom legislation will work...

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