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The Bishop of Yei has condemned South Sudan's gun culture

The Bishop of Yei has condemned South Sudan's gun culture

South Sudan Bishop urges congregants to pray for government

04/12/2017 13:27

In the First Sunday of Advent message, Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe of South Sudan’s Diocese of Yei has urged Christians in the country to embrace peace and pray for the country's leaders.

 

Refugee families from South Sudan wait for medical care at a refugee camp in Uganda

Refugee families from South Sudan wait for medical care at a refugee camp in Uganda

Praying for Peace in South Sudan and DRC with Pope Francis

22/11/2017 16:02

Pope Francis on Thursday is to preside over a Prayer for Peace in South Sudan and in the DRC. Michel Roy, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, talks about the situation in the two nations and of the importance of raising awareness to overcome indifference and help forge peace.

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? 

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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.