Integral Human Development

Thumbnail drought land credit galyna andrushko via wwwshutterstockcom cna Access to water is a basic human right, concerns 'the common good'

Vatican City, Feb 24, 2017 / 11:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A Vatican seminar on water held this week highlighted the complex challenges faced around...

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Thumbnail world meeting of popular movements modesto At a world meeting of popular movements

I am writing this week from Modesto, where I am attending a conference sponsored by the Vatican. It is the United States regional meeting of the...

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Thumbnail phone 3 credit unsplash cna Cardinal Parolin: When protecting kids in the digital world, don't forget the peripheries

In the keynote speech at a conference on protecting children in the digital world, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said child...

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Thumbnail cardinal george pell 2 in the vaticans apostolic palace on march 17 2016 credit alexey gotovskyi cna 3 17 16 Cardinal to Harvard students: You need to be courageous

Rome, Italy, Mar 16, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This week Cardinal George Pell sat down with some 20 students from Harvard visiting Rome,...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson of ghana at a press conference on the synod on the family oct 23 2015 credit daniel ibanez cna 10 23 15 Cardinal Turkson: Put your faith before your nationality

Washington D.C., Jun 2, 2017 / 11:02 am (CNA).- Vatican experts on human development and social issues challenged Catholics around the world this...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 520340650 Drugs a 'new form of slavery', Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Nov 25, 2016 / 08:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Drug addiction is a contemporary form of slavery, Pope Francis lamented Thursday,...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to the crowd gathered in st peters square june 15 2015 credit  losservatore romano cna 6 15 15 Fear is an 'existential whip' that can destroy society, Pope warns

Vatican City, Nov 5, 2016 / 02:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, wide-ranging speech to members of international NGOs, Pope Francis offered a...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on march 22 2017 credit lucia ballester 4 cna For Francis, human development is about 'integrating body and soul'

Vatican City, Apr 4, 2017 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis spoke about what an ‘integral human development’ looks like, saying...

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Thumbnail pope francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of european union countries in vatican city march 24 2017 credit losservatore romano cna How do we solve crises? Put the person first, Pope Francis tells EU

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2017 / 01:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Being disconnected from the values of the past – which upheld the human person and the...

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Thumbnail pope francis 2 at the general audience in st peters square april 13 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna 4 13 16 In book foreword, Pope Francis calls corruption a 'cancer'

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 / 11:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis, in a foreword to a work by Cardinal Peter Turkson, has said corruption...

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Thumbnail a view of the facade of st peters basilica from the vaticans apostolic palace credit lauren cater cna Mission, synodality key themes in latest round of cardinal meetings

Vatican City, Dec 14, 2016 / 07:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinals met for the 17th time this week, with synodality and the...

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Thumbnail cardinal peter turkson Pope encourages popular movements to help stop dehumanization

MODESTO — Pope Francis gave strong words of encouragement to the more than 600 members of grassroots organizations gathered for the U.S. Regional...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass for the feast of the presentation of jesus at the temple in st peters basilica feb 2 2015 credit daniel ibez cna 6 cna 2 2 15 Pope Francis: Eliminating nuclear weapons is a moral imperative

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2017 / 08:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, Pope Francis acknowledged the difficulty of totally eliminating nuclear...

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Thumbnail pope francis smiles as he walks by a crowd at the world meeting of popular movements in santa cruz bolivia on july 9 2015 credit alan holdren cna 7 9 15 Pope Francis encourages meeting of popular movements in California

Stockton, Calif., Feb 17, 2017 / 05:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis on Friday sent a message of encouragement to the hundreds of religious and...

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Thumbnail pope francis 2 at the general audience in st peters square april 13 2016 credit daniel ibaez cna Pope Francis: protecting migrants is a 'moral imperative'

Vatican City, Feb 21, 2017 / 08:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis said that it is our duty to defend the dignity of migrants,...

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Thumbnail pope francis blesses the sick and disabled at the general audience at the paul vi hall in vatican city on november 30 2016 credit lucia ballester cna Pope to global economic leaders: Remember the dignity of the human person

Vatican City, Dec 3, 2016 / 07:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an unprecedented event, Fortune 500 CEOs, members of the Time 100 and non-profit,...

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Thumbnail credit gez xavier mansfield via unsplash cna Scientists play a key role in solving global problems, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Nov 28, 2016 / 04:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis told a group of scientists Monday that their role in finding creative...

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Thumbnail a view of st peters basilica and vatican city flag from the roof of a nearby building on june 5 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 6 5 15 Vatican group meets to discuss situation of migrants around the world

Vatican City, Jun 15, 2017 / 12:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican section on Migrants and Refugees met this week with Church leaders from around...

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