Integral human development

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Pope Francis May 12, 2019.

Put good of human person at center of public policy, Pope Francis says

Jan 21, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a message to the global delegates of the 2020 World Economic Forum, Pope Francis stressed the duty of governments... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square Oct. 23, 2019.

Pope Francis: Inclusive capitalism leaves no one behind

Nov 11, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis Monday called for the renewal and purification of economic models to be fair, trustworthy, and capable of extending... Read more

Pope Francis meets with authorities in Antananarivo, Madagascar Sept. 7, 2019.

Pope encourages Madagascar's civil leaders to work for 'integral development'

Sep 7, 2019

In an address to the civil authorities of Madagascar Sept. 7, Pope Francis urged the leaders to embrace the “soul”... Read more

The delegations from Africa and Germany in the garden of the apostolic nunciature in Antananarivo, Madagascar, May 2018.

German, African bishops affirm continued need to evangelize

Jun 5, 2018

During a meeting last month between representatives of the bishops of Africa and Germany discussing integral human development, both groups... Read more

Pope Francis addresses participants in a conference of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences at the Vatican's Clementine Hall, Oct. 20, 2017.

Don't sacrifice justice and family for efficiency, Pope tells business leaders

Oct 20, 2017

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis met Friday with leaders in business and civil society, telling them not to get carried away by wealth... Read more