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Pope Francis meets the Harlem Globetrotters

May 6, 2015 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis met on Wednesday with members of the Harlem Globetrotters, the famous basketball team from the United States. During the encounter, they gave the Holy Father a jersey with the name “Pope Francis” and the number 90. The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team founded in the 1920’s,…

Children sit atop a structure April 8 inside a U.N. base in Malakal, South Sudan. More than 20,000 civilians have lived inside the base since shortly after regional fighting broke out in December 2013, but renewed fighting in 2015 drove another 5,000 people into the relative safety of the camp. (CNS photo/Paul Jeffrey) See SSUDAN-BALATTI May 6, 2015.

U.S. priest lives with ‘suffering Christ’ at U.N. base in South Sudan

May 6, 2015 MALAKAL, South Sudan (CNS) — Behind the blue-helmeted U.N. soldiers ringing the periphery, their tanks and heavy weapons pointed outward, Maryknoll Father Mike Bassano’s parish is a tightly packed maze of tents and tarpaulins filled with people hiding from war. Father Bassano is the only priest amid the 25,000 civilians who live…

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