“The devastating consequences of inequality can no longer be ignored”, pleads Holy See foreign minister Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher
“We need to start or keep looking at the Common Home from a woman’s perspective”, insists professor Sister Alessandra Smerilli, warning “dominant” male view “distorts reality”
The Magisterium is “immunising itself against all reform movements”, denounces Georg Essen, the director of the Institute for Catholic Theology at Berlin’s Humboldt University
Declaration of the ‘Faith for Nature’ Multi-Faith Action Conference from Iceland: “Current extremes of wealth and poverty need to give way to greater equity and justice”
A Vatican cardinal has said that dialogue between science and faith is necessary for integral human development.
COVID-19 lockdowns have yielded dramatic scenes of natural recovery: smog disappearing from the skies of India, waterways of Italy becoming clear for the first time in memory, wild mountain goats roaming the streets of Wales, sea turtles returning to the beaches of Brazil.
Luis Ritto was from 2006 to 2011 the ambassador of the European Union to the Holy See. Today, he is the professor emeritus of the International School for Protocol and Diplomacy (ISPD) in Brussels, Belgium.
A Vatican archbishop has called for an overhaul of healthcare systems post-COVID-19, saying medical treatment “should not be reserved only for a lucky few”.
Vatican bodies have denounced the “selfishness and shortsightedness” of “uncoordinated” national responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A cardinal and a theologian have blamed the coronavirus on “rich countries’ aimless experiments”, on the one hand, and the “retaliation of Gaia”, on the other.