“We are all responsible” for the “disgrace” it is that so many of our brothers and sisters are going without food, denounces Francis
Bishop José Ornelas of the Setúbal diocese takes aim at businesses and politicians “unremorseful in using suffering and confusion to draw political and economic dividends”
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.
Pope Francis has repeated his plea that a future coronavirus vaccine be made available to all.
Church leaders from across the island of Ireland have appealed to the UK and the European Union to “act with urgency and generosity to end the economic and social uncertainty” over Brexit and to secure the best foundations for their evolving relationship.
Pope Francis’ third encyclical letter Fratelli Tutti (All brothers and sisters), a call to solidarity for all of humanity to live in fraternity and social friendship, was published on Sunday.
The talking points on the new encyclical Fratelli tutti (‘Brothers all’) that the Vatican has provided for Spanish-speaking bishops refute the claim that the Pope is a “socialist” or a “communist”.
Today, on World Peace Day, Pope Francis invited the world to reconciliation and fraternity.
“Chatter is a plague more awful than Covid! Let us make an effort: no gossip”, Pope Francis urged in his catechesis at the Angelus on Sunday.
Cardinals from Europe and Africa have encouraged politicians to reinforce the “bridge of solidarity and fraternity” between the two continents in a joint statement ahead of an October 2020 European Union-African Union Summit.
Demonstrators have come out in large numbers across the United States to protest against the death of African-American man George Floyd in police custody.
George Floyd’s “I can’t breathe” is an expression of the “cry of the poor”, Vatican cardinal Peter Turkson has denounced.
Referring to the killing of unarmed black man George Floyd that has unleashed a wave of outrage across the US and beyond, a Vatican official has called for a “revolution of brotherhood” to fight the “virus” of racism.
As US-Iran tensions deepen and worsen, leading to the fear of all-out war, a close papal advisor has explained what he has called Francis’ “rebellion to the rhetoric of the apocalypse”.
If there is one common theme running through all of Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace messages, it is Christian hope.