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Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, at a Vatican press conference July 7, 2020.

Sea Sunday 2021: Vatican calls for dignified conditions for maritime workers

Jul 7, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The pandemic has left 400,000 seafarers stranded since September 2020. Read more

The livestock carrier Gulf Livestock 1, pictured in 2016.

Pope Francis gives financial aid to families of shipwreck victims

Oct 21, 2020

The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis will be sending financial aid to families whose loved ones went missing when... Read more

Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, pictured Jan. 19, 2020.

Seafarers charity Apostleship of the Sea is renamed Stella Maris

Sep 28, 2020

The Apostleship of the Sea, a Catholic charity helping seafarers worldwide, will now be known as Stella Maris.  Read more