The anti-Francis lobby has ramped up its attack on the Pope’s economic vision with a pro-free market book launch in Madrid.
The Interfaith Alliance for Safer Communities organized on Wednesday, January 22, in Davos a press conference to talk about safety and quality of life of communities that are being eroded by the climate emergency and other growing risks, and the role of religions and faiths in helping vulnerable populations.
Sixteen Irish Churches are urging the faithful to hold politicians accountable for the “national epidemic of housing insecurity” at the February 8 general election.
The World Economic Forum in Davos, the annual meeting of political, economic and civil leaders that make up what’s been called the “NGO of the status quo”, is in its edition this year plundering the Bible for lessons on winning back trust in capitalism and globalisation.
Pope Francis has demanded that attendees at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos January 21-24 put the human person, not the “mere pursuit of power or profit”, at the “very centre” of public policy.
Assisi is preparing to welcome more than 2,000 economists and entrepreneurs under 35 from all over the world to participate in “Economy of Francesco”, the event wanted by Pope Francis to be held in Assisi from 26 to 28 March.
The cardinal of Barcelona has sounded an alarm for the estimated 20,000 people in the city suffering “energy poverty”.
Meditations of Brother Alois, Taizé Prior, at the 42nd European Taizé Meeting in Wrocław, Poland, from 28 December 2019 to 1 January 2020.
The Roman poor have scored a win after a promise that the coins thrown in the Fontana di Trevi will come back to a Church charity.
The Archbishop of Turin, in Italy, has decried that in our globalised world “the profit of a few and the loneliness of many seem to prevail”.
Pope Francis and the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, have pleaded with humanity “not to look the other way” on injustices such as inequality, “the scandal of hunger”, poverty and extremism, as well as on the need to cultivate an “integral ecology”.
The brains behind the Pope’s new 24/7 “field hospital” church in Rome has denounced society’s tendency to criminalise the poor.
A dream of Pope Francis’ has come true with the inauguration of a church open 24/7 for the poor in the centre of Rome.
The EU Bishops and Church aid agency Caritas Europa have denounced that nearly one out of every five EU citizens is living in poverty or at risk of poverty.
tuguese Church groups are warning that although the number of poor people in the country is on the decline, it is still “very disturbing” that “nearly 20% of young people are at risk of poverty”.
Church charity Caritas Europa is demanding the European Commission “put words into action” for the more than 112 million people experiencing poverty or social exclusion in Europe.
“Freedom is a never-ending project upon which we must work everyday”, the Catholic Church’s European Justice and Peace Commissions have insisted.
The leader of the Irish Catholic Church has warned the ongoing lack of a Northern Ireland Assembly, “increasing sectarianism” and the shadow of Brexit mean “a period of dangerous political, social and economic uncertainty” for the UK and Ireland.
Representatives of the world’s religions gathered in Germany have committed themselves “to advancing shared well-being”.
The Pope today invited Christians “to abandon any attitude of laziness, apathy, indifference and closure and to welcome the fire of God’s love”.