Posts Tagged ‘Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People’

Vatican issues green message for World Tourism Day Comments 0

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The Vatican has issued a green message for World Tourism Day, saying tourism must adapt to climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “However,” says the message from the president of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People, Cardinal Antonio Maria Vegliò, “tourism not only contributes to global warming: it Read more

Sea Sunday, 8 July 2012 — a message from the Vatican Comments 0

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Before globalization the maritime industry played an important role in shipping consumables, raw material and finished products around the globe and also in transporting a great number of migrants. Even more today when 90% of the global trade is moved by sea together with millions of passengers travelling for pleasure on board of cruise ships. Read more