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.
“Capitalism is leading humanity to a fatal dead end”, Brazilian ecotheologian Leonardo Boff has said.
The Vatican Publishing House (Libreria Editrice Vaticana, LEV), with the Dicastery for Communication, has released a new volume of Pope Francis’ writings, focusing on the Holy Father’s reflections on human relationships – the relationships that exist between people created in the image of God.
“The role of religious leaders in addressing the multiples challenges of COVID-19”. That was the theme of a virtual UN conference held May 12 which focused on a number of important issues, including the role religious leaders can play in promoting unity and solidarity at this challenging time.
The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity is calling for women and men to pray to God for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.
Healthcare rationing in the COVID-19 crisis “must be the last resort”, a Pontifical Academy has reminded governments.
The World Union of Catholic Women’s Organizations (WUCWO), representing millions of Catholic women, has added its voice to the growing movement promoting human fraternity.
In an address February 14 to the 5th Geneva Interfaith Dialogue on the theme “Loving one’s Neighbor”, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, decried the $1.8 trillion the world spent on arms in 2019.
In a private meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican, Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the World Holocaust Forum Foundation and the European Jewish Congress, discussed focusing future World Holocaust Forums on the ethical and moral issues of the day.
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.