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Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope: Damned are those who don't care for the poor and homeless

16/03/2017 13:59

At his Santa Marta Mass on Thursday Pope Francis spoke about the parable of the poor man, Lazarus, lying at the rich man’s door, warning of the risks we run if we have the same uncaring attitude towards the poor and homeless people we see around us today.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his last parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his previous parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope to visit youthful parish

15/02/2017 15:55

 Pope Francis will visit a Rome parish aiming to form young thespians and committed to serving the poor.

 

A pedestrian looks at a board flashing stock prices on the Nikkei index in Tokyo, as Pope Francis calls for 'cooperative globalization'

A pedestrian looks at a board flashing stock prices on the Nikkei index in Tokyo, as Pope Francis calls for a 'cooperative globalization'

Pope's term 'cooperative globalization' call to rethink economic responsibility

26/01/2017 10:35

Pope Francis has recently called for a ‘more fraternal and cooperative globalization'. Fr. Séamus Finn, OMI, explains that the Pope's new term is a call to re-think economic responsibility and its impact on human dignity

Sant'Egidio's Christmas and New Year's lunch at a Rome prison  in 2015

Sant'Egidio's Christmas and New Year's lunch at a Rome prison in 2015

Sant’Egidio: Christmas lunch the most beautiful of the year

23/12/2016 15:35

The Catholic lay community Sant’Egidio is gearing up for its traditional Christmas lunch for the poor and marginalized.  Its guests this year: some 200,000 people in 700 cities around the globe, including the elderly, homeless, poor, prisoners, refugees and street children.

 

Participants at a Jubilee Mass for the Socially Excluded celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica

Participants at a Jubilee Mass for the Socially Excluded celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Basilica

Pope: 'the only values that endure are God and neighbour'

13/11/2016 13:40

Pope Francis has issued a warning against the “anaesthetized” consciences of those who see the poor and needy as a burden instead of as brothers and sisters to be helped. He was celebrating Mass at the conclusion of the Holy Year’s Jubilee for the Socially Excluded. 

 

Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, participated in the Vatican Impact Investing Conference 2016

Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Archbishop Emeritus of Washington, participated in the Vatican Impact Investing Conference 2016

Card McCarrick: Impact Investing ‘a great new way to help the poor’

28/06/2016 09:40

Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick has long been an advocate on behalf of the poor. In an interview with Devin Watkins, the Cardinal expressed his enthusiasm for the Impact Investing Conference 2016, saying impact investing is 'a great new way to help the poor'

Pope Francis prays the Angelus on Sunday

Pope Francis prays the Angelus on Sunday. In his address before the Marian prayer, the Holy Father said the mission of Christ, and of the Church, is to preach the Good News to the poor.

Angelus: Mission of Christ, Church is to evangelize the poor

24/01/2016 12:36

The mission of Jesus, and also of the Church, is to preache the Good News to the poor. That was Pope Francis' message in his Angelus address on Sunday. 

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