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Pope writes to Peru's Catholic University on its 100 year anniversary

01/04/2017 14:10

Pope Francis has encouraged teachers, students and graduates of Peru’s Catholic University to be united and “walk together” giving value to its legacy in contemporary society and transmitting it to the new generations. His words came on the occasion of the first centenary of the institution.

 

People line up as they wait for food aid after torrential rains caused widespread devastation in Huachipa, Peru.

People line up as they wait for food aid after torrential rains caused widespread devastation in Huachipa, Peru.

Peru's Bishops urge flood-striken communities to keep hope alive

27/03/2017 13:26

Peru’s Bishops have urged flood-stricken communities to keep hope alive and warn against the exploitation of land which derives from disregard towards “sister nature”. Floods and landslides in the nation have killed dozens and caused devastation across large swathes of the country.

Torrential rains in Peru have caused widespread devastation, and left more than 70 people dead.

Torrential rains in Peru have caused widespread devastation, and left more than 70 people dead. On Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for victims of the flooding, and for those involved in relief efforts.

Pope prays for victims of flooding in Peru

19/03/2017 12:22

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis assured the people of Peru of his closeness to them, at a time when their country has been struck by “devastating floods.”

 

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczuynki and his Prime Minister at the swearing in ceremony

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczuynki and his Prime Minister at the swearing in ceremony

New Peruvian President to face big challenges

29/07/2016 18:51

The new incoming just inaugurated President of Peru must make some practical political concessions, if he`s to boost the economy and get things done.

A group of people march to demand the release of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori from prison in Lima

A group of people march to demand the release of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori from prison in Lima

Peru's former leader denied pardon

27/07/2016 19:28

Imprisoned ex Leader of Peru Alberto Fujimori isn`t going to get a happy seventy eighth birthday, as his latest request for a Presidential pardon has been rejected. 

Riot police clash with protesters earlier in Peru in May.

Riot police clash with protesters earlier in Peru in May.

Three killed in mine protests in Peru

29/09/2015 16:40

Three people have died and more than 20 have been injured during clashes over a massive copper mining project in the Andean region of Peru.

Locals gather by the side of a flooded river in Chile

Locals gather by the side of a flooded river in Chile

Pope Francis: condolences for flooding victims

28/03/2015 14:51

Pope Francis has sent a Telegram signed by the Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin, offering prayers and calling for aid for the victims of the recent flooding in Chile and Peru.

 

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