“Profits and profit alone do not give a future”, Francis also warns students and faculty of ‘Marianum’ Pontifical Theological Faculty: “Only gift, care and sharing keep the human family together”
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“The injustices of the world and of history are not healed by hatred and revenge, but by dialogue and forgiveness”
“Economic development has not reduced the gap between the rich and the poor”, laments leader of world’s Orthodox. “Rather, it has prioritised profit, to the detriment of the weak, and contributes to the exacerbation of environmental problems”
“It’s very important to us to save our heritage and keep it safe for future generations”, says Chaldean prelate Najeeb Michaeel of Mosul
“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”
The confederation of Catholic charities calls for “strong political will and commitment” to tackle fact 11% of world’s population lives in hunger
“We must promote the integration of women in the places in which important decisions are taken”, insists Francis at the Angelus
What newspapers of reference choose not to notice reveals the values they defend
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”.
The first church built from scratch in Turkish territory since 1923 – the year of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey – is going up in record time.
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.
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.
At his Wednesday General Audience today, Pope Francis denounced the “partisan interests” and the “devotees of Pontius Pilate” derailing the post-COVID-19 social recovery.
To prevent war, we must fight injustice and poverty, care for the environment and watch our language, a German bishop has said.
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.
President Trump claimed recently that the prospect of a Biden presidency would “hurt God.”
Caritas has shared its deep concerns on the dire side effects that EU sanctions are having on vulnerable civilian populations in the Middle East.
“The development of atomic energy for war and the possession of atomic weapons is immoral and incompatible with our faith in Christ the Prince of Peace,” Archbishop of Armagh and the Primate of All Ireland Eamon Martin warned August 9 in a message for the 75th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing.
“The presence of even one nuclear weapon violates the core principles of our different faith traditions and threatens the unimaginable destruction of everything we hold dear”, a joint interfaith statement on the occasion of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversary has warned.
On the 75th anniversary this week of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Columban Missionaries have denounced that the money “squandered” on nuclear weapons means people are “denied the essentials of life”.
Ahead of the 75th anniversary year of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Pope Francis visited both cities.
Prayer and charity: these are the two arms Pope Francis has repeatedly extended from the beginning of his pontificate to the “dear Ukrainian people”, especially to those afflicted by a 6-year war on the eastern border of the nation.
At the Angelus today on the memorial of Jesus’ “grandparents”, Saints Joachim and Anne, Pope Francis urged young people to perform gestures of tenderness towards the elderly, “especially the loneliest”, with the “inventiveness of love”.
At the Angelus today, Pope Francis repeated his plea for a “global and immediate” ceasefire, at the same time that he expressed his particular concern over the skirmishes in the Caucasus region between Armenia and Azerbaijan, in which at least 16 people have been killed in clashes over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.