German Church aid organisations have railed against the rising revenues of the world’s arms manufacturers.
Pope Francis slammed on Wednesday in his General Audience “the hypocrisy of talking about peace by building and selling war devices”.
The recent internal investigations over alleged corruption in the Holy See show that Vatican financial reforms are working, Pope Francis has said.
The international Catholic peace movement Pax Christi has given new Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) recommendations for policy action.
The Austrian branch of the Catholic nonviolence movement Pax Christi has called on Churches to speak out in this time of “exaggerated nationalism, contempt for humanity and racism” and when “the danger of war increases through militarism, armaments and arms exports”.
“It is not just about migrants. It is about not excluding anyone.” Pope Francis made that statement in a video message sent on Tuesday to help Christians prepare for the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees