“Only by serving the cause of peace, will you make a name for yourselves in the annals of history,” Pope Francis told them.
Speaking to journalists Sept. 15 after his three-day trip to Kazakhstan, the pope responded to a question regarding the sale of weapons to Ukraine.
This collection of Dorothy Day’s columns from the last decade of her life demonstrates her heartfelt commitment to her faith and to social justice and peace.
South Sudan’s more than 11 million people include more than 60 ethnic groups.
Pope Francis is encouraging efforts to work for the adoption of policies and laws that seek to address, in a spirit of solidarity and the inherent dignity of all people.
Marking the six-month anniversary of the start of Russia’s war against Ukraine, Pope Francis renewed his appeal for prayers for an end to “the horror of war.”
The sister told Avvenire they never imagined the pope would reply when she sent the letter to describe the work they were doing and to relay an urgent appeal from three women she is close to who escaped Mariupol, Ukraine.
Nuclear-weapon-free zones model a way forward toward a world free of nuclear weapons, said Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations.