Posts Tagged ‘G20’

Resolve migration, economic problems, stabilise world Pope tells G20

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Pope Francis sent a practical message to G20 members who met in Hamburg, Germany on 7 and 8 July. He addressed the message to the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, who had invited him to do so. In his message, Francis explains four principles of action for building fraternal, just and peaceful societies. In brief Read more

Archbishop Nichols attacks ‘shameful’ response to Syria conflict

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The Archbishop of Westminster has attacked politicians’ “shameful” response to conflict in Syria as thousands of Christians around the country gathered this weekend to pray for peace. Speaking on BBC Radio Four’s Sunday programme Archbishop Vincent Nichols criticised the leaders of the G20 group of nations for failing to reach an accord when they met Read more

Syria crisis: Pope tells Vladimir Putin world leaders have allowed ‘senseless massacre’

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Pope Francis has written to Vladimir Putin criticising world leaders for standing by while a “senseless massacre” unfolded in Syria. In a letter sent on Sept 4 to Mr Putin in his role of host of the G20 conference, and published on Thursday, Francis wrote: “It is regrettable that, from the very beginning of the Read more

G20 must tackle hunger by fighting its roots causes

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The Caritas-CIDSE G20 Network of Catholic agencies says making sure all people have access to appropriate food must be the priority for the leaders of G20 economies as they meet 18-19 June in Mexico. There are 925 million people in the world without enough to eat. About 300 children die from malnutrition every hour while Read more