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Durham, North Carolina, US
RNS

Jose Chicas, a native of El Salvador who has been living in church sanctuary for more than three years, will move out Friday after President Joe Biden signed an executive order temporarily halting the deportation of undocumented immigrants.

Chicas, 55, has been living

United Nations
AP

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday condemning damage and destruction of religious sites and asking the secretary-general to convene a global conference to spearhead public support for safeguarding places of religious heritage.

The resolution condemns the increasing targeting of “cultural property, including religious

Bangkok, Thailand
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Police in Thailand last year launched the lowest number of human trafficking investigations in a decade as coronavirus restrictions on businesses and borders hindered criminal networks, according to a soon-to-be released government report.

A total of 131 cases were filed last year -

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Thomson Reuters Foundation

Coronavirus is spreading and deaths are mounting - but what most worries the leaders of Brazil's isolated and vulnerable communities is how on earth to feed people now government has pulled their main emergency aid.

Ivone Rocha is co-founder of Semeando

Rome, Italy
AP

The Vatican’s criminal tribunal on Thursday convicted the former head of the Vatican bank and his lawyer of embezzling millions of euros in proceeds from the sales of Holy See-owned real estate, and sentenced them to nearly nine years in prison each. 

The court also

Washington DC, US
RNS

Dozens of faith leaders participated in a virtual edition of the interfaith National Prayer Service hosted by the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday, gathering digitally for a service that articulated a spiritual endorsement of diversity, healing and “repairing the breach.”

As both President Joe

London, UK
Reuters

The COVAX vaccine sharing platform designed to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 shots said on Thursday it aimed to deliver 1.8 billion doses to poorer countries in 2021 and hoped to fulfil supply deals for wealthier ones in the second half of the year.

But

Thomson Reuters Foundation

The world must urgently swap promises for action in the drive to end child labour as the coronavirus pandemic threatens decades of progress in combating the practice, United Nations agencies and a Nobel peace laureate said on Thursday.

Several organisations and activists spoke at an

Brussels, Belgium
Reuters

Climate-change leaders and campaigners worldwide welcomed US President Joe Biden's move to rejoin the 2015 Paris Agreement but said Washington must also cut emissions and use its influence to encourage other countries to do the same.

In one of his first acts as president, Biden

Tokyo, Japan
Reuters

As embattled Tokyo Olympics organisers enter the final six months of preparations for the delayed Games on Saturday, virus experts believe hosting the world's biggest sporting event may be too big a gamble.

The Olympics are due to start on 23rd July but with much

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