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Pope Francis meets with the poor in NYC. In an interview with Dutch paper Staatnieuws, Pope Francis said he longs for "a world without poverty.

Pope Francis meets with the poor in NYC. In an interview with Dutch paper Staatnieuws, Pope Francis said he longs for "a world without poverty.

Pope Francis: I want a world without poverty

06/11/2015 08:10

Pope Francis granted an interview to the Dutch paper, Straatnieuws, published by the homeless of the city of Utrecht. In the broad-ranging conversation, Pope Francis touches on topics of interest both personal and ecclesiastical.

 

A forest threatened by destruction in Paraguay

A forest threatened by destruction in Paraguay

Paraguay Global Forest Coalition

07/07/2015 12:03

(Vatican Radio) Agronomist Miguel Lovera, based at the 'Catholic University of Asunciòn', is  part of a task force which promotes campaigns for a socially just and effective  forest policy as well as the rights of Indigenous and other Forest peoples. He speaks to Linda Bordoni about his work. 

Graduates of JC:HEM's program at Dzaleka Refugee Camp, Malawi in 2013

Graduates of JC:HEM's program at Dzaleka Refugee Camp, Malawi in 2013

Vatican Radio roundtable:Jesuit higher education reaches out to margins

16/06/2015 14:46

Fr. Michael Garanzini, Secretary for higher education worldwide for the Jesuits joins Mary McFarland, director of Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins, and Board member Anne Smith, for a talk on how Jesuit education is changing the world - from the margins.

Peruvian theologian Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, OP at a press conference at the Vatican on May 12, 2015.

Peruvian theologian Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, OP at a press conference at the Vatican on May 12, 2015.

Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez: Poverty is Death

09/06/2015 13:00

The preferential option for the poor is a theological cornerstone of the Church. In a conversation with Vatican Radio, Fr. Gustavo Gutiérrez, OP explains the theological background of poverty and the challenges facing the Church’s mission of evangelization today.

Poor migrant from Africa stands with his employer  in a bar in Italy

Poor migrant from Africa stands with his employer in a bar in Italy.

Pope: Christians should kneel before the poor

28/04/2015 17:00

Pope Francis said how much he wished that the city of Rome and the Church community could be more caring towards the needy and that Christians could kneel before a poor person.

 

Mukti Bosco, co-founder and Secretary General of Healing Fields

Mukti Bosco, co-founder and Secretary General of Healing Fields

Micro insurance makes healthcare possible for India’s poor

24/03/2015 15:27

It’s one of the world’s fastest growing economies but India still lags behind so-called developed countries in terms of good hygiene and health care.  We talk to the founder of Healing Fields, Mukti Bosco, to hear how she and her team are trying to change that

Bishop Ponce de Leon and Linda Bordoni at Vatican Radio

Bishop Ponce de Leon and Linda Bordoni at Vatican Radio

The Bishop of Swaziland shines the spotlight on the nation

25/02/2015 11:59

To shine the light on work of the Catholic Church in the tiny African Nation of Swaziland and on the aspirations of its people, we spoke to the bishop of its only diocese, Manzini, which reaches out to approximately 60.000 Catholics.