Posts Tagged ‘throwaway culture’

Aussie bishops speak out on marriage ahead of election

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Ahead of Australia’s federal election, Catholic bishops have spoken out about political decisions that can damage marriage and hurt families. In a statement from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) released yesterday, the bishops stated that “political decisions” can damage the institution of marriage and hurt families. Australia’s federal election is scheduled for July 2. The Read more

UN Secretary-General praises Pope Francis’s commitment

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

The United Nations Secretary-General has told Pope Francis he is counting on the Catholic Church to work with the UN to promote a life of dignity for all. In Rome, Ban Ki-moon hailed the personal commitment by Pope Francis to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development. Mr Ban and heads of major UN agencies had Read more

Pope Francis condemns waste of food

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Pope Francis has condemned the waste of food as a symptom of a “throwaway culture” and said hunger and malnutrition should never be considered “an inescapable fact of life”. He called for greater efforts to build a worldwide “culture of encounter and solidarity”. The Pope’s words came in his annual message for World Food Day, Read more