Posted on 03/30/2020 12:19 PM ()
Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle urges that in the current Covid-19 crisis that is wreaking havoc on economies worldwide, rich countries write off the debt of poor countries.
Posted on 03/30/2020 07:21 AM ()
The Indian government on 24 March ordered a 21-days nationwide lockdown on the country of 1.3 billion population, to curb the spread of the Covid-19. Millions of migrants and daily-wage earners have been caught off guard, without jobs, money, food, shelter and the means to return home.
Posted on 03/30/2020 07:06 AM ()
Pope Francis responds to a letter from the President of the Pan American Committee of Judges for Social Rights and Franciscan Doctrine, addressing the issues of measures adopted by governments to defend their populations against the Covid-19 virus.
Posted on 03/30/2020 06:09 AM ()
The Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development publishes a document on the need to safeguard and care for the planet’s water reservoirs and provide clean water to all.
Posted on 03/30/2020 05:25 AM ()
Beauty creates communion. It unites onlookers from a distance, uniting past, present and future. Pope Francis has recalled this on a number of occasions. The Church has always translated the universality of the Good News into the language of art. From this premise, this dramatic moment in history characterized by uncertainty and isolation, gives rise to this initiative which is a partnership between the Vatican Museum and Vatican News: Masterpieces from the Vatican Collection accompanied by comments from the words of the Popes.
Posted on 03/30/2020 05:24 AM ()
In a Note on the Covid-19 emergency, the Pontifical Academy for Life says the pandemic is an opportunity for the “spirit of humanism to influence institutional culture”.
Posted on 03/30/2020 04:31 AM ()
The changes in human behavior due to the Covid-19 virus pandemic are yielding unintended benefits to the planet
Posted on 03/30/2020 02:53 AM ()
The Chair of Caritas Social Action Network in Britain encourages Catholics to be especially supportive of the poor and vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted on 03/30/2020 01:30 AM ()
How does the Church in Africa continue to be ‘church’ in the face of Covid-19?
Posted on 03/30/2020 00:51 AM ()
Pope Francis prayed for those overcome by “fear because of the pandemic”, and reflected on the two women from Monday’s readings during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta. (playback included)