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Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Sant'Egidio help elderly devastated by quake

20/12/2016 16:39

Elderly residents of an Italian town hit by a devastating earthquake are to receive help from a Catholic lay association.

 

Pope Francis greets leaders of different faiths gathered in Assisi, Italy in an international summit for prayers for peace

Pope Francis greets leaders of different faiths gathered in Assisi, Italy in an international summit for prayers for peace

Interfaith leaders committed to peace at Assisi summit

20/09/2016 19:30

Muslim, Jewish, Christian and Buddhist religious leaders applauded the “Spirit of Assisi” in interreligious meetings launched by Pope St. John Paul II thirty years ago in the Italian hill town of Assisi. 

 

Pope Francis and other Christian leaders participates in the ecumenical prayer at the World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi

Pope Francis and other Christian leaders participates in the ecumenical prayer at the World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi

Pope decries indifference before the cry of victims of war

20/09/2016 16:54

Pope Francis has warned humanity against “the deafening silence of indifference and selfishness” before the cry of those who live under the threat of bombs and plead for peace.

 

Pope Francis greets representatives of other religions upon his arrival in Assisi

Pope Francis greets representatives of other religions upon his arrival in Assisi

Hindu Assisi participant: ‘Pope Francis is moral conscience keeper of the world’

20/09/2016 15:24

Indian writer and interreligious activist Sudheendra Kulkarni is one of the estimated 450 world and religious leaders of various faiths participating in the World Day of Prayer for Peace in Assisi where he participated in the panel discussion entitled “Terrorism Denies God”. 

Pope Francis at an early morning Mass at Santa Marta September 20, 2016 ahead of his departure for Assisi for an interfaith prayers for peace summit

Pope Francis at an early morning Mass at Santa Marta September 20, 2016 ahead of his departure for Assisi for an interfaith prayers for peace summit

Pope: War is shameful, prayers to ‘God of peace’ in Assisi

20/09/2016 11:30

At Mass at Santa Marta September 20, 2016, Pope Francis said war is shameful and invited everyone of all faiths to unite in prayer for world peace with an interfaith peace summit in Assisi, Italy

Pope Francis arrives at the Sacred Convent of Assisi where he is greeted by representatives of different religions

Pope Francis arrives at the Sacred Convent of Assisi where he is greeted by representatives of different religions

Pope Francis in Assisi for World Day of Prayer for Peace

20/09/2016 11:27

Pope Francis is in Assisi, the hilltop town in central Italy where Saint Francis was born. His one day visit to Assisi sees him taking part  in the closing of the World Day of Prayer for Peace. 

 

Preparations underway for the Pope's visit

Preparations underway for the Pope's visit

Cardinal Tauran on Pope's Assisi visit

19/09/2016 13:14

The President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran  spoke to Vatican Radio about the Pope’s visit and the impact of the spirit of Assisi.

St Francis of Assisi painted by Giotto

St Francis of Assisi painted by Giotto

Archb. Paglia on the spirit of Assisi

19/09/2016 12:18

In Assisi for the World Day of Prayer for Peace is Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, chancellor for the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family and president of the Pontifical Academy for Life. He speaks about the power of the spirit of Assisi.