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The anguished cries of the poor, of the indigenous peoples and of children should prompt humanity to repent and modify lifestyles and destructive systems, says Pope Francis.

In This Issue

Bartholomew, The Green Patriarch

In his long-serving ministry, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has unreservedly committed himself to the protection of the environment and the cause of peace, justice, and unity among all peoples,…

The Anguished Cry of Creation

The anguished cries of the poor, of the indigenous peoples and of children should prompt humanity to repent and modify lifestyles and destructive systems, says Pope Francis.

Integrative Education beyond the Classroom

A looming question is how could we make quality education more accessible to all, particularly to the impoverished? The government needs to make fast internet available to different parts of the…

100 Million People Worldwide Forced To Flee

This year, the World Day of Migrants and Refugees will be celebrated on 26 September. The number of people forced to leave their countries and homes is the highest ever. The trend can only be reversed…

A New Vision for the College of Cardinals

Bishops from East Timor and Mongolia recently joined the College of Cardinals while some more obvious candidates continue to be left out. The Pope’s nominations speak of his vision for the Church.

Cobalt Mines Exploit 40,000 Child Workers

China is exploiting children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, forcing them to work under hazardous conditions to mine the cobalt that powers electronic devices and electric cars.

Safe Routes for Life’s Sake

Unless safe, legal migration routes are created, traffickers will continue to do what they want, and tragedies like the one in Chiapas, Mexico, will happen again, especially in developing and war-torn…

Bringing About an Open World

In the third chapter of Fratelli Tutti, Pope Francis invites all Christians and all people of goodwill to open their minds and hearts to God and, as a consequence, to love all brothers and sisters…

Stepping Stones

The second week of the Spiritual Exercises brings the typical Ignatian meditations: The Call of the King, the Two Standards, and the Three Types of Persons. They are stepping stones for the soul to…

Skillful as the Best Thief

One day, three police officers came to Comboni College to ask a favor from Fr. De Bertolis, our superior.

World Touch

HONG KONG: Religious Freedom ‘Faces Great Danger’

Anglican priest and former UK cabinet minister, Jonathan Aitken, has called on the international community to scrutinize and act as religious freedom in Hong Kong faces dangerous threats from the…

ASIA: Catholic Nuns Saved 26,000 Women From Trafficking

As many as 26,065 women from Asia were rescued from human trafficking in 2021 by Talitha Kum, a Federation of Catholic nuns that is committed to combating and eradicating human trafficking.

CLIMATE CHANGE: Over 30 Faith Institutions Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies

In total, thirty-five faith institutions from six countries with more than $1.25 billion in combined assets announced their divestment from fossil fuel companies. Participating institutions include…

WOMEN RELIGIOUS: Bishops Must Be Good Listeners, Says Nun

French Salesian Sister Yvonne Reungo (in photo with Pope Francis) told Vida Nueva, a Spanish publication, that “the ideal bishop does not exist.” But he has to be a shepherd who is “close to the…

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