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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

Pope Francis sends video-message to participants in VI Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church

Pope Francis sends video-message to participants in VI Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church

Pope Francis on the importance of being 'Amongst People'

24/11/2016 16:16

Pope Francis has invited all people to rejoice in sharing and in getting close to others, building relationships that inevitably result in us receiving more than we give. His words came in a video message to the participants in the Sixth  Festival of the Social Doctrine of the Church. 

Pope Francis at the Basilica of Saint Mary Major

Pope Francis at the Basilica of Saint Mary Major

Vatican Weekend for January 9, 2016

08/01/2016 11:30

(Vatican Radio) Vatican Weekend for January 9, 2016 features an interview centred around the Catholic Church’s first social encyclical, a reflection by the title of 'What do you think is worth writing to God about?' and delving into scripture, a potted history of King Solomon.

Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis in Saint Peter's Basilica

Vatican Weekend for December 13, 2015

11/12/2015 13:00

(Vatican Radio) Vatican Weekend for December 13, 2015 features our weekly selection of readings and reflections focusing on the Sunday gospel followed by an interview with Prof. of Catholic social teaching, Alejandro Crosthwaite, centred around  Blessed Paul VI, 'Populorum Progressio'.

Pope Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII

'Rerum Novarum': an anniversary to remember

15/05/2015 14:08

(Vatican Radio) Pope  Leo XIII  has gone down in history as the first pope ever to have written a social encyclical. It was 1891 and the title of this document was “Rerum Novarum,” Latin words highlighting the novelty of the theme explored. 

Poverty is threatening Europe's social fabric, church leaders warn

Poverty is threatening Europe's social fabric, church leaders warn

Pope: Economy and social order must serve human person

19/09/2014 09:18

Pope Francis has sent a message - through his Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin - to the II Catholic Social Days for Europe, currently underway in Madrid.

 

Brandon Vogt explains the relationship between sanctity and social justice.

Brandon Vogt explains the relationship between sanctity and social justice.

The saints show the way of social justice

18/08/2014 10:22

Brandon Vogt explains how the social doctrine of the Church is manifested in the lives of the saints.