Debt Forgiveness

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Archbishop Gabriele Caccia, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations. Courtesy photo.

Vatican to UN: cancel debts to help poor nations overcome pandemic

Oct 9, 2020

A Vatican representative called Wednesday for the cancelation of the debt of poor countries facing a “triple economic shock” as... Read more

Bishop John Arnold of Salford, England.

Catholic bishops seek cancelation of poor countries’ debts at G20 finance summit

Jul 16, 2020

Catholic bishops have urged the U.K.’s finance minister to press for the cancelation of debts owed by the world’s poorest... Read more

 The Flag of the Holy See.

Vatican appeals for debt relief for developing countries at United Nations

Jul 3, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva is urging countries to help relieve the... Read more

Emmanuel Macron.

Macron echoes pope’s call for debt relief amid pandemic

Apr 14, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron has echoed Pope Francis’ call for debt relief for the world’s poorest countries amid the coronavirus... Read more

Bono speaks at the International Herald Tribune's Luxury Business Conference on Nov. 16, 2012 in Rome, Italy.

Bono thanks Vatican for helping with debt forgiveness

Nov 16, 2012

The famous U2 vocalist Bono traveled to the Vatican Nov. 16 to thank the Church for its work to free... Read more