On gender equality, “numbers alone are not enough”: insists Vatican representative to OSCE Monsignor Janusz Urbańczyk
Pontiff says he shares in suffering for the at least six children “barbarically killed” in an attack on a school. “May God enlighten hearts” to bring peace and silence weapons, he prays
Nuclear states such as US and Russia are still resisting the accord, which after its 50th national ratification will enter into force in January
“Moral and religious life cannot be reduced to an anxious and forced obedience”, Francis warns in catechesis
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“We accuse ourselves for not standing to our beliefs more courageously, for not praying more faithfully, for not believing more joyously, and for not loving more ardently”, reads the Stuttgart Declaration of Guilt
“The injustices of the world and of history are not healed by hatred and revenge, but by dialogue and forgiveness”
“Poverty, decadence and suffering in one part of the earth are a breeding ground for problems that will end up affecting the entire planet”, warns Francis
Father Stephen M. Kelly describes himself as a preacher against “the sin that flourishes in weapons of mass destruction”
Award “emphasises the importance of continuing to fight hunger, and not to forget that hunger and peace are a very closely related pair”, says Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Fernando Chica
“We must promote the integration of women in the places in which important decisions are taken”, insists Francis at the Angelus
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“When I do an action regarding nuclear weapons, it relates to poverty, to contamination, to climate disaster, to all of it”, declared the nun, who was arrested multiple times and spent years in prison for her protests
Pax Christi International has welcomed the Pope’s condemnation of war in his new encyclical Fratelli tutti, observing that the document’s reflection on how the ‘just war’ tradition fails in the face of modern warfare “goes further than any papal encyclical in history”.
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.
“Authentic and lasting international peace cannot rest on a balance of military power, but upon mutual trust”, the Holy See has reminded the world.
Pax Christi and other Catholic organisations have joined a total of 170 peacebuilding groups from around the world in urging governments on World Peace Day this September 21 that “if we are to meet the challenges of tomorrow, we must recommit to peace today”.
Today, on World Peace Day, Pope Francis invited the world to reconciliation and fraternity.
Pope Francis has donated 10,000 euros to help families threatened by unemployment in Italy.
Pax Christi is urging a “seamless garment’ approach to the US presidential vote and a focus on issues as “equally sacred” for Catholics as the opposition to abortion.
A delegation of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development represented Prefect Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson at a webinar entitled “Post-COVID Multilateral Cooperation: A Nuclear Weapons Free World?”.
“Why do those who are different from us frighten us so much?”, Pope Francis has deplored in a preface to a new book on peace.
“Nuclear warfare is not on trial here, you are!” said Judge Samuel Salus, in exasperation.
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.
Following worrying developments in Belarus, Msgr. Marc Stenger (Co-President of Pax Christi International) has sent a letter to Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz of Minsk, expressing deep concern over escalating tensions in the country.