Participants in ‘Economy of Francesco’ webinar demand tax havens “be abolished immediately” and that World Bank and IMF undergo “democratic and inclusive” reforms
“The world continues to close its doors, rejecting dialogue and collaboration”, Francis rues in audience with Latin American seminarians
USCCB president José H. Gomez encourages Catholics to live out their “special duty to be peacemakers, to promote fraternity and mutual trust, and to pray for a renewed spirit of true patriotism”
Francis expresses closeness to people of Central America, hit by a violent hurricane, and issues call to “peace and stability” in Libya and Ethiopia
“We cannot allow economics to be separated from human realities, nor development from civilisation”, Holy See insists in Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin urges EU Church “not to remain on the sidelines” in social reconstruction post-COVID-19
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 director of the Spanish edition of the periodical Il mio Papa, Carmen Magallón, interviewed Pope Francis in an article published on Wednesday.
The Irish Bishops have said they “fully support” public health authorities after a new COVID-19-related suspension of public worship.
The new encyclical of Pope Francis, signed on October 3rd on the tomb of Francis of Assisi in the city of Assisi, will be a landmark in the social doctrine of the Church.
On COVID-19 relief, US Catholic leaders have told President Donald Trump and Congress to put aside partisan politics and help those in need.
The Holy See, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič said on Wednesday, recognises the profound impact that the coronavirus crisis has had on society and on world economies.
President Trump has increased the number of loopholes that exempt many multi-billionaires from paying any taxes whatsoever.
In a discourse delivered to the final meeting of the 28th Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Economic and Environmental Forum, Archbishop Charles Balvo, apostolic nuncio to the Czech Republic and head of the Holy See’s delegation, underlined that “corruption is a real danger to the peace and security of our OSCE region.”
What social and political structures and what social beliefs would collapse with the introduction of a universal basic income (UBI)?
Cardinal Reinhard Marx has encouraged the world to “think beyond capitalism” post-COVID-19, echoing a question posed also by Pope Francis even before the pandemic: “How can we work for an economy that really serves people and is not only oriented towards material interests?”
The Spanish bishops have expressed their “profound sorrow” over the “unjust abandonment” of thousands of elderly people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an article August 30 in the Sunday Times of Malta, the auxiliary bishop of Malta, Joseph Galea-Curmi, called for “self-denial and self-control” to stop COVID-19 infections, warning that living “according to our whims and moods” in the midst of the outbreaks will not lead to the end of the pandemic.
“If we do not take care of one another, starting with the least, we cannot heal the world”, Pope Francis implored today in his Wednesday General Audience.