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An image provided by the North Korean government of an intercontinental ballistic missile

An image provided by the North Korean government of an intercontinental ballistic missile

Pope Francis appeals for nuclear disarmament and climate change action

10/12/2017 14:04

Pope Francis on Sunday said he is close to the families of missing fishermen in India in the wake of Cyclone Okhi, he appealed for nuclear disarmament and action to mitigate climate change. His words came after the recitation of the Angelus Prayer in St. Peter’s Square.

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience

Pope Francis during his weekly General Audience

Pope appeals for wisdom and prudence to prevail over Jerusalem

06/12/2017 11:03

Pope Francis has appealed for respect for Jerusalem’s status quo according to the pertinent United Nations Resolutions regarding the city. His words came during his weekly General Audience in the Paul VI Hall. 

 

Palestinian worshippers run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli forces outside Jerusalem's Old City.

Palestinian worshippers run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli forces outside Jerusalem's Old City.

Angelus: Pope appeals for dialogue after Jerusalem violence

23/07/2017 13:50

Pope Francis has appealed for moderation and dialogue after a surge of violence and killings over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. He was addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Angelus prayer.

 

Actress Emma Rigby travels to Northern Kenya with CAFOD to monitor the work of Caritas partners on the ground in tackling the humanitarian crisis

Actress Emma Rigby travels to Northern Kenya with CAFOD to monitor the work of Caritas partners on the ground in tackling the humanitarian crisis

CAFOD appeals for support for millions facing starvation in East Africa

11/07/2017 17:01

Across East Africa, millions face starvation because of drought, lack of food, and civil war. The UN has described this as the largest humanitarian crisis in more than 70 years. CAFOD has launched an appeal to provide urgenet supplies to some 16 million people facing hunger int he region.
 
 

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Canada faith leaders appeal for South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, Somalia

08/06/2017 13:24

Faith leaders in Canada are calling for a concrete response to famines in South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia. The appeal was issued by Catholic Bishops together with other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders.  

An opposition supporter holds a Venezuelan flag during a vigil in homage to victims of violence during protests against President Maduro

An opposition supporter holds a Venezuelan flag during a vigil in homage to victims of violence during protests against President Maduro

Pope Francis appeals for an end to violence in Venezuela

30/04/2017 13:29

Pope Francis has appealed for an end to violence in Venezuela and for respect of human rights in the country where nearly 30 people have been killed in unrest this month. The Pope’s appeal came on Sunday before the recitation of the Regina Caeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square.