Latest Stories Tagged: history

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for a US state for a change. It's the country's leading producer of farm-raised catfish. The answer is Missisissippi. As The World's Jason Margolis reports, that business has recently come upon hard times.

Politics

An 'Allah' ban in Malaysia

A Malaysian court will decide tomorrow whether a Catholic newspaper can challenge a government ban on non-Muslims using the term ?allah? in their publications to refer to God. Jennifer Pak has the story from Kuala Lumpur.

Arts, Culture & Media

Champion North Korean boxer

While few enter North Korea at own their risk, many more escape. Not all flee for political or human rights. One refugee defected for the love of boxing. Champion Choi Hyun Mi is making a name for herself in South Korea. Jason Strother has the story.

Politics

Farming and famine in Nigeria

A generation ago, the African nation of Nigeria launched a plan to embrace modern farming. Today the country is more dependent than ever on imported food. To find out what went wrong reporter David Hecht travels to a village he first visited in the 1980s.

Conflict & Justice

Accused Irish priests

An Irish government report detailed how the Roman Catholic hierarchy shielded pedophile priests, involving sending some to the US. Bishop-Accountability, is demanding to know where those priests are. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Terry McKiernan.

Politics

Immigrants and the Catholic Church

The Catholic Church in the US faces many other challenges. Some churches are near empty, others are full. The growth in the Church has come largely from immigrants, who often want to worship in their own language. Older churchgoers don't always like that.