Solidarity

Thumbnail jordan refugees credit catholic relief services cna As US hits refugee cap, bishops ask Trump administration to do more

Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With the United States government’s cap on refugees having been reached for the year,...

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Thumbnail cardinal donald wuerl speaks during the launch of the pledge of solidarity and call to action event on may 7 2014 photo courtesy of the office of rep frank wolf cna 5 12 Bipartisan effort to support persecuted Christians launched

Over 200 Christian representatives from a variety of denominations have united in support of a bipartisan congressional initiative to support...

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Thumbnail migrant credit john perivolaris via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 9 3 15 Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Lincoln, Neb., Feb 27, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have...

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Thumbnail pope francis has dinner with jesuits on the feast of st ignatius of loyola july 31 2014 courtesy jesuit general curia cna 1 Eat with your family, not with your smartphone, Pope says

For Pope Francis the dinner table is a key place to strengthen family bonds and foster a sense of “togetherness,” which he said can often be...

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Thumbnail immigration border visit Encountering Christ at the U.S.-Mexico border

I was a 20-year-old college seminarian when my formation director invited me to participate in my first public demonstration. The date was May 1,...

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Thumbnail central american migrants in mexico credit peter haden via flickr cc by 20 cna 1 8 16 Francis: Migrant crises require focus on reality, dialogue, commitment

Vatican City, Jun 13, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis sent a letter last week to the Latin American Parliament as they discuss...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets an elderly woman at the wednesday general audience in st peters square on june 3 2015 credit  losservatore romano cna 6 3 15 Francis pleas for solidarity with elderly, marginalized in latest prayer video

For Pope Francis, June is a month dedicated to praying for a demographic he frequently brings up in his speeches and homilies: the elderly, sick...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience may 21 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 8 cna 5 21 14 Gift of piety fosters fraternal solidarity, pope says

In his weekly general audience Pope Francis reflected of the gift of piety, explaining that it is not just a superficial feeling, but rather a...

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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 greets pilgrims during his march 16 2016 general audience credit daniel ibaez cna In TED talk, Pope says sowing solidarity will reap hope for the future

Vatican City, Apr 26, 2017 / 02:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Early Wednesday morning Pope Francis addressed the TED 2017 conference, telling...

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Thumbnail american flags credit unsplash cna Is Catholic social teaching the change voters want?

Washington D.C., Nov 15, 2016 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- American voters wanted change, says one third party presidential candidate who believes...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square for his installation on march 19 2013 credit jeffrey bruno cna 1 Live solidarity in a concrete way, urges Pope

On Saturday, Pope Francis met with an Italian group dedicated to the service of the poor, encouraging them to continue their concrete works of...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on june 4 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 10 cna 6 4 14 3 Pope: Fighting for the poor doesn't make me Communist – it makes me Catholic

Pope Francis spoke out against oppression of the poor due to greed and warned again of the growing presence of a “globalization of indifference” –...

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Thumbnail pope francis gives the wednesday general audience in st peters square on october 2 2013 credit elise harris cna 3 Pope Francis donates 100,000 dollars to Nepal relief efforts

After Saturday’s massive earthquake devastated the Southeast Asian country of Nepal, the Pontifical Council Cor Unum has offered financial...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates palm sunday mass on march 24 2013 in st peters square credit sabrina fusco cna ewtn Pope Francis: Europe is tired, must be rejuvenated

In a visit to a community dedicated to serving the poor and needy, Pope Francis warned of the poverty of Europe which faces a declining birthrate,...

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Thumbnail general audience with pope francis april 17 2013 credit mazur catholicnewsorguk cc by nc sa 20 cna Pope Francis lays out 12 guiding principles for reform of the Roman Curia

Vatican City, Dec 22, 2016 / 05:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a lengthy, in-depth speech to members of the Roman Curia Thursday, Pope Francis dug into...

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Thumbnail pope francis arrives in st peters square for the general audience sept 21 2016 credit daniel ibanez cna Pope Francis: World hunger is a result of indifference and selfishness

Vatican City, Jul 4, 2017 / 09:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday Pope Francis said that while hunger and undernourishment around the world can be...

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Thumbnail fr franz van der lugt sj credit aid to the church in need cna 4 7 14 Priest murdered in Syria witnessed to Christ's love

A priest of the Society of Jesus who refused to leave his flock in the Syrian city of Homs was murdered by an unknown gunman Monday morning. Fr....

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