‘A HEARTFELT APPEAL FOR THE TRAGIC SITUATION IN SOUTH SUDAN’: POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE TO THE HEADS OF STATE AND OF GOVERNMENT OF THE G20

By Vatican Radio – Pope Francis has sent a Message to the participants in the G20 meeting taking place in Germany July 7-8. The Message is addressed to the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, and details what the Holy Father recognizes as four principles of action for the building of fraternal, just and peaceful societies: time is greater than space; […]

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SOUTH SUDAN: PAPAL ENCOURAGEMENT

Yesterday, in Rome, Pope Francis offered direct support to our ministry in South Sudan – more than €100,000 to our Solidarity Teacher Training College in Yambio where there are 124 student from various tribes in South Sudan and Nuba mountains, living in residence and training together to become primary school teachers. It was very pleasing also to see the Pope […]

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FIRST WORLD DAY OF THE POOR MESSAGE RELEASED

Published by Vatican Radio – (www.news.va – 13 June 2017) – The Vatican on Tuesday released Pope Francis’ message for the First World Day of the Poor which will be observed later this year on the 19th of November. Please find the English translation of the message below: Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the First World Day of […]

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HOLY FATHER’S MESSAGE FOR LENT 2017

The following is the full text of the Holy Father Francis’ message for Lent 2017 on the theme “The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift”. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked […]

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