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Medical clinic

The free mobile clinic that has been set up in front of St Peter's Square to provide medical services, one of the initiatives marking the first World Day of the Poor on November 19th

Vatican announces initaitives for first World Day of Poor

14/11/2017 17:02

The Pontifical Council for New Evangelisation has announced a number of special events that are taking place throughout this week to highlight the first World Day of the Poor on November 19th

A man pushes a wheel burrow with recycled items through the streets of a European capital

A man pushes a wheel burrow with recycled items through the streets of a European capital

Pope Francis backs International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17/10/2017 16:01

On Sunday Pope Francis reminded the crowds that on Tuesday, 17th October, we mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. One organization that is marking the International occurrence is Caritas Europa with a call to leaders to ensure that no one is left under the poverty line.

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Holy See to UN: ‘Religious leaders help end poverty, promote peace’

18/07/2017 12:43

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio to the United Nations, on Monday spoke to the UN on the role of religious figures and communities in the elimination of poverty and promotion of peace

 

Sr Simone Campbell

American Sr Simone Campbell is one of the participants in the Voices of Faith event in the Vatican marking international women's day

Voices of Faith: Sr Simone bringing Catholic social teaching to life

07/03/2017 18:09

U.S. Sr Simone Campbell, also known as 'the nun on the bus,' is a participant in the 'Voices of Faith' event taking place in the Vatican on Wednesday to mark international women’s day

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and U.N. ambassador

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and U.N. ambassador

Holy See calls on UN to address economic, social, spiritual poverty

07/02/2017 09:31

The Holy See’s representative to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, has told a commission for social development that world leaders must address “not only economic poverty but also social and spiritual poverty with policies and investments that people can see and touch”

 

Pope Francis leads canonization Mass and recites Angelus in St Peter's Square on Sunday, 16 October

Pope Francis leads canonization Mass and recites Angelus in St Peter's Square on Sunday, 16 October

Pope Francis appeals for unity in the fight against poverty

16/10/2016 13:47

Pope Francis on Sunday called on all men and women of good will to unite in the fight against poverty by implementing serious political legislation in support of families and employment.