Holy See representative to UN in Geneva says exclusion of people on the move “a glaring contradiction that stems from placing economic interests over the interests of the human person”
“Single-race or predominantly ethnic parishes are not the ideal”, laments Chicago auxiliary Joseph N. Perry, denouncing that “often… our parishes mirror the racial segregation patterns of American neighborhoods”
“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
“The socio-environmental crisis cannot be overcome within the framework of the current system which idolises money”, they warn after meeting with Vatican officials
COMECE Working Group on Ethics calls on EU, member states to ensure “affordability, sustainability and security” of medical and pharmaceutical supplies
“It is striking the lack of imagination of the traditionalist sector of the Church in labelling as communist everything that does not fall within the dogmas of economic neoliberalism”
Doing away with inequality “requires more than economic growth”, insists Holy See Permanent Observer to UN in New York Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia
Prelates call for greater investment in mental health, particularly during COVID-19, “so that no one is left behind”
A leading economist has taken aim at the capitalist system for the economic crisis surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, citing its “unique incapacity” to respond effectively to the outbreak and protect public health.
In a High-level meeting at the UN, the Holy See has decried the “dehumanisation, violence and brutality” suffered by women and girls worldwide.
As a Catholic lay leader I am often confronted and challenged because I support Biden for president.
Vulnerability to human trafficking and hunger is rising at an alarming rate among poor and vulnerable people, according to Catholic Sisters working in those communities around the world.
In his catechesis at the General Audience today, Pope Francis deplored that multinationals and Big Pharma have the ear of government more than the people and healthcare workers.
Those who opt for the “intrinsically evil” act of euthanasia cannot receive the sacraments or be accompanied by a priest at the moment of their death, the Vatican has said.
“Authentic and lasting international peace cannot rest on a balance of military power, but upon mutual trust”, the Holy See has reminded the world.
Pope Francis on Saturday decried the injustice of what he called “pharmaceutical poverty”, denouncing that those who live in need are poor even in medicines, treatment and health.
In wake of the wake of the tragic suicides of clerics, the French Church is tackling the thorny problem of clergy mental health.
At his Wednesday General Audience today, Pope Francis denounced the “partisan interests” and the “devotees of Pontius Pilate” derailing the post-COVID-19 social recovery.
‘From each according to ability; to each according to need’: the socialist ideal has biblical roots.
The Spanish bishops have expressed their “profound sorrow” over the “unjust abandonment” of thousands of elderly people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic “is teaching us that no one can do it on their own: a shared and coordinated response is needed to deal with the virus”, the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has insisted.
A Polish gay couple pleaded with the Pope to “take action” on the homophobic bishops of their country before the prelates there endorsed so-called gay ‘conversion therapy’.
Coronavirus is a serious and long-lasting problem. And the only protection now is to cultivate the rules of hygiene.
During the World Health Organization’s media briefing on Covid-19 on Tuesday, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke about the logistical challenges involved in combatting the pandemic.