“We are all responsible” for the “disgrace” it is that so many of our brothers and sisters are going without food, denounces Francis
Deplore the “ongoing injustice” of money needed for COVID-19 prevention and treatment “still being diverted to debt repayments”
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.
In times of great crisis, natural disasters and now, with the pandemic of the new coronavirus, human beings are letting what is essential for them come to the fore: solidarity, cooperation and care for others.
A statement by the head of the Caritas Switzerland development policy department revealed that Swiss weapons are being used in the Yemeni war and seem to have fuelled the latent conflict between India and Pakistan.
Extractivist processes in Latin America and the Caribbean continue a process of dispossession dating back to the 15th century, Pax Christi has denounced.
In most of the Western media, the focus on the COVID-19 attack has concerned government policies, their character, efficacy, and extent—as well as their economic cost.
A Vatican diplomat has denounced that the world is “not on track” to reach the sustainable development goal of ‘zero hunger’.
Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič has renewed the Holy Father’s appeal for debt relief at an international level.
Today the world is fighting a pandemic. Sooner or later the health issue will be resolved, but the economic consequences will be devastating, perhaps worse than those of the collapse of 1929, if a global recovery plan and a global redistributive shock treatment are not implemented.
Caritas has accused the EU of putting economic growth above human development in the bloc’s new strategy with Africa.
The “selfish” attitude of rich countries during the COVID-19 pandemic is having a “frightening” effect on the poor worldwide, a German archbishop has denounced.
Pope Francis’ Laudato si’ is focused on the idea of ‘integral ecology’, connecting care of the natural world with justice for the poorest and most vulnerable people.
The Interdiocesan Environment Commission (KA) feels that now that our country is eagerly looking forward to a time of normality as the COVID-19 pandemic gradually subsides, it would be foolish to go back to our old ways as if nothing happened – as if we have learnt nothing from this experience.
The Vatican is pleading with governments to divert weapons spending to ensure food security for the 800 million chronically hungry people in the world.
Pope Francis has been vindicated – again – after an evolutionary epidemiologist who predicted COVID-19 said that “sociopathic” capitalism is to blame for the pandemic and other similar disease outbreaks.
Opinion: “What can we really hope from a society that is poisoned by its most important value: money?”
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.
A French Jesuit economist has urged the world to learn lessons from the coronavirus crisis, warning “there will be other pandemics, that’s for sure”.
An Irish Church development organisation has denounced that disasters stemming from climate change kill 14 times more women than men.
“We live with our kind of prosperity at the expense of less developed countries”, a German bishop has decried.
COMECE hosted a 2-day seminar gathering Catholic-inspired organisations to discuss ways to improve people’s working conditions in the global value chain.
A year ago on February 4, Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmad el-Tayeb, signed the “Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together”, in Abu Dhabi.
The Abu Dhabi document on human fraternity signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar in Egypt in 2019 is bearing fruit in Croatia.
Pope Francis on Friday stressed the need for “a broad educational covenant aimed at forming mature persons capable of mending the fabric of human relationships and creating a more fraternal world”.
Pope Francis pleaded Thursday for an economy based on “inclusion, care for our common home, and the integral development of individuals and peoples”.
Pope Francis agitated February 5 for global economic reform, insisting that “a rich world can and must put an end to poverty”.