Statement of the National Black Catholic Congress on the Civil Unrest in Baltimore

The National Black Catholic Congress has released a statement on the civil unrest in Baltimore: The recent events in Baltimore, Maryland, along with those in Ferguson, Missouri and other communities in our nation, lead us to reaffirm our position as African American Catholics on the inviolate value of the Life and Dignity of every Human… Read More Statement of the National Black Catholic Congress on the Civil Unrest in Baltimore

Key Quotes from Pope Francis’ First Speech in the Philippines

Check out these highlights from Pope Francis’ speech: “This visit is meant to express my closeness to our brothers and sisters who endured the suffering, loss and devastation caused by Typhoon Yolanda.  Together with many people throughout the world, I have admired the heroic strength, faith and resilience demonstrated by so many Filipinos in the… Read More Key Quotes from Pope Francis’ First Speech in the Philippines

Pope Encourages Integral Development, Solidarity, and Economic Redistribution by the State

Pope Francis met with a number of representatives from the United Nations today, including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Here are some of the key points he made in his address to the UN delegation. Pope Francis explained how future development goals should reflect a commitment to integral development: Future Sustainable Development Goals must therefore… Read More Pope Encourages Integral Development, Solidarity, and Economic Redistribution by the State