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Indian activists and students protesting against the death of some 79 people, many of them children, at a government hospital in Gorakhpur.

Indian activists and students protesting against the death of some 79 people, many of them children, at a government hospital in Gorakhpur.

Indian Church mourns Gorakhpur hospital deaths ‎

14/08/2017 17:14

Some 79 people, among them many children, have died, reportedly due to lack of liquid oxygen in a large hospital in northern India’s Uttar Pradesh state. 

 

A migrant child sits on the deck of a NGO ship as it arrives with migrants on board in Italy

A migrant child sits on the deck of a NGO ship as it arrives with migrants on board in Italy

Holy See denounces detention of migrant children

12/06/2017 11:20

The Holy See, in the person of Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, has called on the international community to protect the rights of unaccompanied migrant children and to consider them primarily as children rather than as migrants

 

Children from earthquake-stricken town in Central Italy meet with Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Saturday met with children from the towns Norcia, Cascia, Accumoli, Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto, and Acquasanta – communities that were devastated by a series of earthquakes that struck central Italy last year.

Children from earthquake-stricken central Italy visit Pope

03/06/2017 15:44

A special "Children's Train" brought children from earthquake-stricken towns in Central Italy to Rome for a special encounter with the Pope. 

 

Pope Francis with middle school children

Pope Francis meets with middle school children who ask him questions about suffering, about growing up and about how to change the world for the better

Pope answers childrens' questions about suffering and growing up

02/06/2017 14:19

At an audience in the Vatican on Friday, school children ask Pope Francis some tough questions about why God lets kids suffer, how they can change the world and how to overcome their fears of growing up

Pope Francis at Genoa's Gaslini Children's Hospital, 27 May, 2017.

Pope Francis at Genoa's Gaslini Children's Hospital, 27 May, 2017.

Pope Francis visits Genoa's Giannina Gaslini Pediatric Hospital

27/05/2017 10:46

“Faith works primarily through charity and without it, it is dead. So I encourage you to carry out your delicate work motivated by charity", said Pope Francis  to the staff members of  “Giannini Gaslini” Pediatric Hospital during his day long visit to the Italian city of Genoa on Saturday. 

 

Pope Francis visiting sick children

Pope Francis visiting sick children

Pope makes surprise telephone call to sick children in Genoa

25/05/2017 14:20

On Saturday, May 27th, Pope Francis will travel to the northern Italian city of Genoa for a one-day apostolic visit. One of the highlights of the day will be represented by his meeting with sick children and their families in the “Giannina Gaslini” Paediatric Hospital.

Refugee children in Greece returning from school

Syrian children come home from a local greek school.

The battle for children's rights continues

20/04/2017 12:57

People around the world were shocked to see horrific images of children who drowned in the attempt to flee conflict or were victims of the chemical bombing in Syria. Tragic events such as these remind us of the importance to protect children from harm, whatever the cause may be.