Posts Tagged ‘Rio de Janiero’

Can Pope Francis shift the focus from himself to Christ?

Friday, July 26th, 2013

I’ve covered enough papal trips under Pope John Paul II and Benedict XVI to be familiar with the routine. As the press centre fills, the first reports filter out of the Pope’s remarks to journalists accompanying him on the plane. The familiar Alitalia A330 touches down on the airport tarmac flying the Vatican and local Read more

Good intentions are not enough: the Earth Summit of 1992

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

ESSCNews shares this article written by Pedro Walpole after he returned from the Earth Summit.  Originally published in Intersect magazine in September 1992, the observations that Pedro wrote about 20 years ago eerily remain the same 20 years after in Rio+20. Last June, over 100 governments gathered at the United Nations Conference on the Environment Read more