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Peace Pope Francis Prayer

Pope calls for world day of prayer for peace as catastrophe looms in Gaza

Warning against a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza and ongoing conflicts elsewhere, Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting, penance and prayer for peace in the world on Friday, October 27. Source: OSV News.

Middle East Peace

Peace in Holy Land would benefit entire international community: Vatican

A top Vatican official says the Holy See welcomes any initiative for peace in the Holy Land because it “is firmly convinced that peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and in the region more generally, would benefit the entire international community”. Source: Vatican News.

Climate Peace Pope Francis

Pope tells leaders to stop war and climate change ‘before it’s too late’

Kicking off a global meeting of leaders, Pope Francis told former US president Bill Clinton and the global community to take action to ensure peace for future generations and stop climate change “before it’s too late”. Source: NCR Online.

China Peace Vatican

Cardinal Zuppi to visit China as part of Ukraine peace mission 

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi will today begin a three-day visit to China as Pope Francis’ special envoy to seek peace in Ukraine. Source: Vatican News.

Education Peace Pope Francis

Greater literacy promotes sustainable and peaceful societies: Pope

If people can learn how to inflict suffering on others with ever more deadly weapons, they can also learn to stop doing so, Pope Francis said in a message marking International Literacy Day. Source: NCR Online.

Digital Life Peace United Nations

Holy See calls on UN members to promote culture of peace in digital era

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations has called on UN-member states to make honest assessments of the effects of digital technology on education, dialogue and the broader pursuit of peace. Source: Vatican News.

Peace Pope Francis Ukraine

Pope renews calls for prayer for Ukraine

Pope Francis has renewed calls for prayer for Ukraine and entrusted to Mary her people’s prayers for peace. Source: OSV News.

Africa Peace Vatican

Cardinal Parolin arrives in South Sudan to encourage peace process

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin yesterday began a four-day visit to South Sudan to show the Church’s solidarity with the disaster-struck region of Malakal and to reaffirm the nation’s efforts toward peace. Source: Vatican News.

Peace United States

Catholic protest outside White House marks anniversary of atomic bombings

Catholics marked the 78th anniversary of the United States’ 1945 atomic bombings in Japan with calls for nuclear disarmament, prayers for peace and a protest at the White House. Source: OSV News.