14 Nov
Vatican initiatives for first World Day of Poor

This Sunday, November 19th marks the first World Day of the Poor, which Pope Francis called for at the conclusion of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. The Pontifical Council for New Evangelisation on …

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11 Nov
Pope calls for abolition of nuclear weapons

Pope Francis addressed the participants in an international symposium on disarmament and development on Friday. The two-day event has been organized by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in …

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10 Nov
Mary Robinson on Church role in combatting climate change

At the COP23 climate conference, taking place in the German city of Bonn, leaders from almost 200 countries are working on a detailed ‘rule book’ to try and help implement the landmark …

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5 Nov
COP23

COP23 is the informal name for the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The UNFCCC was adopted in 1992 at the …

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