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A silhouette of the Peace statue entitled 'Hands Across the Divide' is seen in  Northern Ireland

A silhouette of the Peace statue entitled 'Hands Across the Divide' is seen in Northern Ireland

Highlighting the role of women in peacemaking

10/11/2017 10:51

It’s been nearly 20 years since the Good Friday or Belfast Agreement was signed between the British and Irish governments and eight political parties in Northern Ireland. But what was the role of women in this quest for peace? 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis greets pilgrims and visitors at his Wednesday General Audience

Pope's General Audience: appeals for peace, care of creation

11/10/2017 13:29

 Speaking at his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis appealed to public officials and institutions to take greater care of the environment and help prevent natural disasters.

 

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus

Pope at Angelus: ‘open your hearts to forgiveness'

17/09/2017 13:50

Pope Francis has urged all Christians to open their hearts to forgiveness.Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus, he said that to be able to build peace one must be able to forgive.

Pope Francis reflects on his Apostolic Visit to Colombia at the Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis reflects on his Apostolic Visit to Colombia at the Wednesday General Audience.

Pope Francis at Audience: English-language summary

13/09/2017 11:02

Official English-language summary of Pope Francis' remarks at the General Audience for Wednesday, 13 September 2017.

 

Pope Francis in Villavicencio

Pope Francis blesses children while he plants a tree as a symbol of peace in Villavicencio during his visit to Colombia

Pope Francis challenges Colombians to build peaceful future

11/09/2017 16:32

As Pope Francis returns to Rome at the end of his visit to Colombia, our correspondent in Bogotà, Linda Bordoni, asks what impact will his words of reconciliation have on those seeking to rebuild the war torn nation?

Pope Francis, at the Archbishop's residence in Bogotà

Pope Francis, at the Archbishop's residence in Bogotà, encourages young Colombians to be builders of peace

Pope in Colombia: helping to heal a deeply divided nation

08/09/2017 16:14

As Pope Francis brings his message of peace and reconciliation to Colombia, the head of CAFOD's Latin America desk, Clare Dixon, talks about the challenges facing the Church in this deeply divided nation