Articles on this issue "peace"
“Educate to Peace”
Here is a translation of the address that the Cardinal Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, delivered Wednesday at the International Congress promoted and organized, on the occasion of the …read more
Cardinal Tauran Asks How Fear Can Be Turned to Trust
Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, sent a message to participants in the Religions for Peace European Assembly, currently gathered in …read more
“Hope and progress come only from the choice for peace"
At 9 o’clock this morning, with the singing of Tierce, the 4th General Congregation of the 14th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops opened. Pope Francis invited those present to …read more
In a solemn interreligious ceremony today at Ground Zero, site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Pope Francis said this place points not only to the "mindset which knows only violence, hatred …read more
Greeted Each of the 76 Journalists on Papal Flight en Route to Cuba: "I thank you for all that you do in your work to build bridges: small bridges, but bridges nonetheless, that together all form the great bridge of peace"
Shortly after beginning his trip from Rome to Havana, the Pope greeted the 76 journalists accompanying him on the flight. As indicated by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. …read more
Also Says Warming of Relations With US Is a Process and Urges Reconciliation as Globe Lives in Atmosphere of "World War III Fought in Pieces"
Pope Francis arrived this afternoon in Cuba, giving the first of his official addresses for this nine-day apostolic visit that will also bring him to the United States. He referenced the …read more
Reflects on Mercy, Peace and Reconciliation During Mass at Casa Santa Marta
Mercy, reconciliation and peace are the three aspects Pope Francis reflected on during his morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta this morning. According to Vatican Radio, the Pope drew his homily …read more
“There is no clash in Libya between Muslims or Liberals, between the West, the East and the South of the country, but there is fighting for power and for money,” said Awad Ibrahim Al-Baraasi, …read more
Archbishop Luis A. Castro Quiroga Says Representatives Must First Be Approved by Both Parties
The president of the Colombian Bishops Conference confirmed that Pope Francis has proposed to send an Observer of the Holy See in the peace negotiations between the Colombian government and …read more
This reflection is written by Archbishop Samir NASSAR and provided to ZENIT by Aid to the Church in Need. * * * This absurd war has torn apart Syria for five years, forcing so many young …read more
Members of the FARC and Colombian Government Negotiating Peace Agreement in Havana, Cuba
Representatives of theRevolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have requested to meet with Pope Francis during his visit to Cuba in September. Peace talks between FARC and the Colombian …read more
Sends Message to Participants of Peace Meeting in Cartagena
In a message sent through the Vatican's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis has called for "courage and creativity" in finding solutions for the ongoing peace process in …read more
Here is the translation of the message sent by Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, on behalf of Pope Francis to the 18th Meeting of the Ordinary Jurisdiction on “Transitional …read more
Gesture Aims to Reaffirm Friendship Between Jews and Christians
The Church of the Multiplication inTaghba, damaged by a fundamentalist Zionist group last June 18, will be repaired with the contribution of Jewish rabbis. The church, built on the site of …read more
The final event of the Pope’s trip last Saturday to Sarajevo was a meeting with youth. He put aside his prepared text and had an informal question-and-answer session with the young people. …read more