News tagged "Pope Francis"

Italy: Pope Francis commemorates the life of the former bishop-president of Pax Christi Italy


25/4/18 - VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The church needs courageous men and women like Italian Bishop Antonio Bello of Molfetta, who imitated Jesus’ closeness to the poor and the downtrodden, Pope Francis said.

Visiting the birthplace of the beloved bishop affectionately known as “Don Tonino,” the pope said Bishop Bello’s life and ministry “remind us to not theorize closeness to the poor but to be close to them as Jesus did.”

Rwanda: Member organisation Association Modeste et Innocent staff offer prayers for peace for DR Congo, South Sudan

On Friday, 23 February, members of the staff of our member organisation Association Modeste et Innocent (AMI) in RWANDA put their hearts together with other believers from around the world in solidarity with the Holy Father Pope Francis for the Prayer for Peace in favor of the peoples of the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan...

UK: Women wanting peace say "thank you" to Pope Francis

In a twist to their usual annual project for International Women's Day, celebrating women peacemakers, Pax Christi are encouraging women the world over to write to Pope Francis for International Women's Day, 8 March, to affirm his leadership on peace, nonviolence, nuclear disarmament and an end to the arms trade...


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