“This is not an abstract idea”, says member of Vatican COVID Commission Alessio Pecorario: “War is something real and our responsibility is to limit it”
“We need to start or keep looking at the Common Home from a woman’s perspective”, insists professor Sister Alessandra Smerilli, warning “dominant” male view “distorts reality”
November 19-21 online summit presented today in the Vatican now “largest movement of young economists and business people in the world”
A Vatican official has denounced those companies and countries that plunder the global South “like madmen, leaving behind a disaster”.
A female Vatican official has urged Catholic women to put their hands up for Church leadership “without being shy or feeling inferior”.
With the ‘blessing’ of Pope Francis, who has appointed women to senior positions in almost all of the Holy See’s offices, the participation of women in the Vatican’s decision-making structures has grown by almost 70% in recent years.
At a press conference today on “Preparing the future, building peace in the time of COVID-19”, Vatican officials proposed as a way of guaranteeing the coronavirus economic and social recovery that the world leave aside an arms race and reduce military spending to instead “‘race’ towards food, health and work security”.
tuguese Church groups are warning that although the number of poor people in the country is on the decline, it is still “very disturbing” that “nearly 20% of young people are at risk of poverty”.