Pope Francis Shuffles Vatican Financial Board

Pope Francis Shuffles Vatican Financial Board

Pope Francis Thursday shuffled the Vatican’s financial watchdog board, replacing the all-Italian group with more internationally diverse members. The change came following disagreements within the board over the timeline of new reforms. The appointments also followed the announcement of Australian business man and Cardinal George Pell being named the new Secretariat of Economy, a position created by […]

Bowe Bergdahl: The Cost of His Return

Bowe Bergdahl: The Cost of His Return

Amid the joyous greetings meeting Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the last Prisoner of War from Afghanistan, Americans should question the real cost of his return. While some see Bergdahl as a national hero, men who served with him have called him a traitor. How Bergdahl got into the hands of the Taliban is not exactly clear. Stories […]

Stoning in Pakistan Renews Rights Rhetoric

Stoning in Pakistan Renews Rights Rhetoric

The death of the 27-year-old Pakistani woman Farzana Iqbal, who was fatally stoned Tuesday, has renewed rhetoric surrounding women’s rights. To the shock of many, Iqbal’s story is just one in a long line of stoning executions across the globe. Iqbal was three months pregnant as she waited for the doors of a public courthouse to […]