Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples invites Catholics to challenge status quo on politics, economy through lens of ‘Fratelli tutti’
President of Caritas Internationalis urges “better way of doing politics” to combat “closing hearts, hands, minds, territories and cultures”
“Let us show that this virus can be defeated by stronger love and sympathy”, urges Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples
(Source: CD/Vatican News) The Holy See Press Office on Friday confirmed that Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has tested positive to…
Cardinal Tagle has lamented how quicky humanity is forgetting the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic, denouncing that the world has already fallen back into old patterns of conflict, criticisms and political power plays.
To announce the Gospel today, the language best understood by humanity is that of charity, not of the great theological explanations, Cardinal Tagle has said.
In an interview with Vatican News, the Prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, has urged Catholics “to get out of ourselves” and to do away with Church “narcissism and self-sufficiency”.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has exhorted governments “to ensure healthcare and social protection for everyone”.
Vatican cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle has backed the call for an immediate coronavirus ceasefire around the world, saying that the idea of a truce, advanced by the UN Secretary General and by Pope Francis, among others, reminds us that “we must be protecting each other, not killing each other”.
On the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ election to the Petrine ministry, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, says that every new Pope is a gift from God that is “unwrapped” through the years of his papal ministry.
Urges member states of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to implement Pope Francis’ integral ecology, “an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the excluded and protecting nature”
The Archbishop of Luxembourg and president of the EU Bishops warns nationalistic responses to COVID have “the explosive power to smash the EU”
“Humana communitas in the age of pandemic: Untimely meditations on life’s rebirth” is the title of the document released on Wednesday by the Vatican Pontifical Academy for Life.
Caritas Internationalis is calling on the movers and shakers of the world to listen to Pope Francis’s appeal for a global ceasefire at a time in which the suffering of millions has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
In this time of crisis, it is clear that nonviolence is a crucial pillar in the foundation of the more just and sustainable post-pandemic world to which Laudato Si’ leads us.
In his greeting today after the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis praised as “commendable” a UN Security Council resolution adopted this week calling for a “global and immediate” ceasefire amid the coronavirus pandemic, and urged the international community to “effectively and promptly” implement that cessation of hostilities “for the good of the many people who are suffering”.
Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič has renewed the Holy Father’s appeal for debt relief at an international level.
In an online address to the 73rd World Health Assembly, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva, has reiterated the Vatican’s “strong support” for a COVID-19 global ceasefire and the easing of international sanctions amid the pandemic.
The Catholic relief and development network Caritas Internationalis has warned that the number of starving people in the world could double as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and could reach as high as 230 million.
Pope Francis has elevated cardinals Luis Antonio Tagle and Beniamino Stella to the rank of cardinal bishop.
In the context of the suffering caused by COVID-19, an Italian Catholic group, New Humanity for a Global World, has pleaded with the EU and the US to lift their “cruel and unacceptable” sanctions on Syria.
France and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed in principle to cancel the debt of some of the world’s poorest nations days after Pope Francis and senior Vatican cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle made an appeal to do so.
The Patriarch of Venice, Francesco Moraglia, wrote a letter to the diocese on the occasion of the Easter solemnities that could not lived in the usual way due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Pope Francis has established an emergency fund at the Pontifical Mission Societies in order to come to the aid of those people and communities who are being tragically impacted by the spread of COVID-19.
On Friday afternoon, Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, paid a visit to Rome’s Agostino Gemelli Hospital, which is tending to sufferers of COVID-19.
Conservatives have bullied the Vatican into pulling from its news website an article on the environmental benefits of coronavirus.
In an exclusive interview with Vatican Media, the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, confirms the closeness of the Church to those who are suffering during this dramatic time of the coronavirus pandemic.
In the face of the coronavirus outbreak, “now we realise that we don’t have enough masks but there are more than enough bullets”, a Vatican cardinal has deplored.