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Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

Fykse Tveit with Duffé

Gen. Sec. of World Council of Churches, Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit (right) with Mgr Bruno-Marie Duffé, Secretary of Vatican's office for Integral Human Development. Photo credit: WCC/Marianne Ejdersten

Vatican and WCC plan world conference on combating xenophobia

15/12/2017 16:44

The Vatican and the World Council of Churches have concluded a meeting exploring ways of combating xenophobia that is often provoked and exploited by populist policies

Atomic bomb survivor, Masako Wada, was one of the participatns at the Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament

Atomic bomb survivor, Masako Wada, was one of the participatns at the Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament

The Vatican calls for integral nuclear disarmament

12/11/2017 14:54

The Vatican is calling for integral nuclear disarmament. According to the preliminary conclusions of a just-ended high level symposium organized in the Vatican, integral disarmament is both an urgent immediate need and a long-term process.

 

Greg Burke, the Director of the Holy See Press Office

Greg Burke, the Director of the Holy See Press Office. On Monday, Burke issued a statement on an upcoming conference on nuclear disarmament, organized by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development.

Statement of Holy See Press Office on Nuclear Disarmament

30/10/2017 13:48

Greg Burke, the Director of the Holy See Press Office, has issued a statement on an upcoming conference on nuclear disarmament. 

 

Royingya migrants from Myanmar

Rohingya migrants in a boat, south of Myanmar, at the mercy of human traffickers from Thailand

Vatican calls for new efforts to combat trafficking of migrants

04/09/2017 14:26

At a Vienna meeting for the Global Compact on Migration, the Holy See delegation emphasises the need to guarantee safe, legal channels for people seeking greater security and better opportunities

Tourists flock to the Trevi fountain in Rome as the Vatican releases message for World Tourism Day 2017

Tourists flock to the Trevi fountain in Rome as the Vatican releases message for World Tourism Day 2017

Vatican releases message for World Tourism Day 2017

01/08/2017 16:11

Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, has released a message for World Tourism Day 2017, which will bear the theme: “Sustainable tourism: a tool for development”

 

Pope Francis greets migrants and refugees at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Pope Francis greets migrants and refugees at the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos

Vatican on migration: an opportunity for development

24/07/2017 15:26

The integration of forced migrants in host nations can and must become an opportunity for new understanding, broader horizons and greater development for everyone. This message was at the heart of Fr  Michael Czerny's address to a UN Session in New York dedicated to migration issues.

Cargo ships passing through the Panama Canal.

Cargo ships passing through the Panama Canal. Each year on the second Sunday of July, the Church celebrates Sea Sunday.

Church celebrates Sea Sunday: Message of Cardinal Turkson

09/07/2017 15:42

Cardinal Peter Turkson offers a Message for Sea Sunday – celebrated this year on 9 July. On Sea Sunday,the Church remembers seafarers; and prays for them, their families and those who support them.