Vatican OSCE representative warns COVID-19 transforming trade in people into an “ever-growing internet business”
Instead of being “instrumentalised by male-centred Church”, religious sisters especially “should take on leading roles”: staff member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue Fr. Michael Weninger
Renowned Scripture scholar John Wijngaards sets out the definitive case for female priests in a brilliant and accessible new book
“Indifference is the great evil that leads to a self-centred world, turned in on itself”, Pope Francis has warned in a new interview.
What social and political structures and what social beliefs would collapse with the introduction of a universal basic income (UBI)?
The Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), Monsignor Janusz S. Urbańczyk, has denounced the plight of the world’s 40 million victims of trafficking or exploitation, a shocking 10 million of whom are children.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Argentina recently held an online seminar to mark the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.
Today, on the UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Pope Francis pleaded that “much remains to be done” to end human trafficking, “an open wound on the body of contemporary society”.
According to Caritas Internationalis, the number of people falling prey to human trafficking has increased to a “worrying” level due to coronavirus lockdown measures.
In the wake of the massive protests around the world against racism and colonialism, calls have been made to do away with the cross on the Swedish flag because it represents the nation’s Christian heritage and the oppression it allegedly stands for.
On the World Day Against Child Labour today, June 12, Pope Francis has reiterated his call to authorities “to spare no effort to protect minors”.
At the start of Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker, Pope Francis prayed for workers around the globe.
Pope Francis had pleaded for a common “commitment” to overcome the “scourge” of human trafficking, as he met in a private audience with the “Super Nuns” fighting the slavery plague.
Many countries of the world combat surrogacy. And all who want to buy a baby in Europe, unfortunately, go to Ukraine today.
If there is one common theme running through all of Pope Francis’ World Day of Peace messages, it is Christian hope.