Posts Tagged ‘Peacemaking’

Kirill must not be Putin’s altar boy, says Pope

Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Pope Francis has warned the leader of Russia’s Orthodox Church that he “cannot become Putin’s altar boy.” In a recent media interview Francis says Patriarch Kirill’s support of the war in Ukraine became clear to him during their 40-minute zoom discussion in March. In this, Kirill spent half the time reading out justifications for President Read more

Women, peacemaking and conflict prevention

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Women’s voices must be integrated into all aspects of conflict prevention, peacekeeping and post-conflict operations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza says. Auza is the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York. Read more              

Vatican’s Secretary of State to visit Moscow on peace mission

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Cardinal Pietro Parolin will visit Moscow at the end of August. The Vatican secretary of state’s diplomatic visit aims to formalise Pope Francis’s peacemaking efforts to President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church. Read more

Voices of Faith on International Women’s Day

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Voices of Faith is  an annual storytelling event hosted at the Vatican on International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day this year was the day before yesterday – 8 March. The initiative began four years ago “to enhance the dignity, participation and leadership of women and girls through persistent and good storytelling.” At this year’s event Read more