Chris Herlinger is senior writer for the humanitarian agency Church World Service and a frequent contributor to the Century and the National Catholic Reporter.
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BOGOTA, Colombia (RNS) When Azahy Ali Triana de la Pena began transitioning from man to woman in 2012, one of her fears was how, or even if, she would be accepted in the Roman Catholic Church.
Jean Vanier, founder of the L’Arche network of communities, where those with and without developmental disabilities live together, has won the 2015 Templeton Prize.
(RNS) Jean Vanier, an advocate for people with developmental disabilities who helped create an international network of residential communities that champion the rights of their residents, has won the 2015 Templeton Prize.
Reporting from Iraq or Afghanistan, Darfur or Haiti, can be alluring and exciting. But the minute some people put on that flak jacket, something happens.
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