Articles on this issue "sant'egidio"
"Religion can contribute to uproot the causes for conflict, build bridges of dialogue, seek justice and be a prophetic voice for the victims and a healing voice to the wrongdoer as well as …read more
"Dialogue and prayer are inseparable"
Below is the Vatican-Radio provided text of the concludingpresentation of undersecretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, FatherIndunil Kodithuwakku, at the Sant'Egidio …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
Affirms That Peace Is and Is Always Possible
Pope Francis says that it is "violence" to build walls to keep out those seeking peace, and to widen the gulf between those who have so much they waste what’s extra and those who lack what …read more
“it is also violence to erect walls and barriers to block those seeking a place of peace. It is violence to push back those fleeing from inhuman conditions in the hope of a better future. It is violence to exclude children and the elderly from society and from life itself! It is violence to widen the gulf between one that wastes the superfluous and one that lacks what is necessary!”
Here is a ZENIT translation of the Message that Pope Francis sent to participants in the 28th edition of the International Meeting for Peace that this year, 20 years after the end of the war …read more
A conference was held yesterday in the Hall of Congresses of the Sant’ Egidio Community, which gathered representatives of the Catholic Church and Shi’ite institutions. The participants …read more
Here below is the message of Pope Francis to the International Peace Meeting taking place Sept. 7-9 in Antwerp, Belgium. *** To the Most Reverend Johan Jozef Bonny Bishop of Antwerp I ask you …read more
Pope Francis visited the Catholic lay Community of Sant'Egidio on Sunday in the Roman neighborhood of Trastevere. Despite the bad weather and strong storm expected in the afternoon, thousands …read more
A “common pact” of religions and diplomacy to eradicateviolence and build peace in the world was the appeal launched last week at an international congress “Religions and Violence.” The …read more
“Peace Now”, an appeal for the resumption of dialogue between the Colombian government and FARC guerrillas, was launched by the Sant’Egidio community Feb. 12 The appeal, promoted by the …read more
Pope Francis met today with participants of the International Meeting for Peace which is organized by the Sant’Egidio Community. The meeting, which began yesterday and concludes on October …read more
At 12 o’clock today the Holy Father Francis received in audience – in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace --, the participants in the International Meeting for Peace, organized by …read more