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Peace efforts - Latest News
Oct 19, 2016 - 10:04 pm .- Progress for the world’s children has left out the young victims of war, conflict, and poverty, the Holy See has told the United Nations.
Jan 12, 2015 - 07:54 am .- Pope Francis told Vatican diplomats that peace – which is a communal responsibility – is the only solution to global issues like war, terrorism and social problems such as unemployment and slavery.
Jun 17, 2014 - 05:03 am .- The spokesman for the Catholic Church in Amman, Jordan, has decried the continuous bloodshed in the Middle East, expressing his fear that refugees will develop an attitude of hatred and revenge.
Jan 10, 2014 - 12:01 am .- Voicing “anguish and dismay” at the deteriorating situation in South Sudan, a Catholic bishop shared his diocese’s ten proposals to help stabilize the country after the outbreak of violence in mid-December.
Oct 22, 2013 - 12:03 pm .- Melkite Greek Catholic Patriarch Gregorios III of Antioch has said that the success of Syrian rebels could worsen the plight of Christians because of the extreme Islamist elements among the rebel forces.
Sep 12, 2013 - 05:03 pm .- Education and interpersonal interaction offer the best hope for change in the situation between Israel and Palestine despite challenges facing those in the region, young students said at a recent panel.
Sep 12, 2013 - 01:58 pm .- Catholics throughout Thailand – joined by Buddhists and Muslims in the country – have welcomed Pope Francis’ appeals for peace in Syria and throughout the world.
Jul 30, 2013 - 11:08 am .- Leaders from various faiths, including three U.S. bishops, sent a letter of support to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for his promise to prioritize Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
May 17, 2013 - 12:06 am .- The apostolic nuncio to the United Nations urged those with influence over the warring parties in Syria to encourage them to end the violence and seek peace.
Apr 12, 2013 - 12:01 am .- Cardinal Peter Turkson marked the 50th anniversary of the papal encyclical “Pacem in Terris,” or “Peace on Earth,” by saying that peace stems from the dignity of the person and is meant for everyone.
Apr 10, 2013 - 12:03 pm .- Church bells across Colombia rang out on Tuesday in a move of solidarity with the thousands of victims of violence that has plagued the country for decades.
Apr 5, 2013 - 02:05 am .- South African apartheid fighter Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been awarded the prestigious Templeton Prize in recognition of the Anglican churchman's work in advancing global peace.
Jan 12, 2013 - 04:02 pm .- Religious leaders from across the United States asked the Obama administration to make peace efforts between Israel and Palestine a priority over the next four years.