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MONDAY 12 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS

Pope calls for a ‘globalization of solidarity’

Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary

LINDA BORDONI
Pope Francis and Andrea Riccardi
P
ope Francis has encouraged members of the Sant’Egidio Community to continue courageously in their mission to build bridges, keep dialogue open, stay close to the poor and the discarded, and pray for peace. The Pope’s words came on Sunday afternoon during a visit to the headquarters in Rome of the Community that is celebrating its 50th anniversary. During a celebration of the Liturgy of the Word inside the beautiful Santa Maria in Trastevere Basilica which the...
THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS

Poverty in the North and economic recovery in the South, how Italy is changing

The privileged condition of the North is in discussion while the south strikes a blow

MARCO MANAGÒ
Poverty in the North and economic recovery in the South, how Italy is changing
The cartographic development of Italy, presented by Istat and referred to the last 30 years, aims to highlight the different elements of the territory and of the population, among these population density, the destination and the use of the buildings, the urbanized area and old age index. The so-called "social and material vulnerability" deserves a deep analysis. The Institute of Statistics consider it as "the exposure of some sections of the population at risk situations, understood as the...
WEDNESDAY 14 JUNE 2017, IN TERRIS

Pope Francis called Christians and people of all beliefs to celebrate the World Day of the Poor

On November 19, the pope will invite 500 poor people to have lunch in the Vatican.

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Pope Francis called Christians and people of all beliefs to celebrate the World Day of the Poor
Pope Francis’ Message for the first World Day of the Poor, to be observed on November 19th, was presented to journalists on Tuesday at the Holy See press office. In the message entitled, “Let us love, not with words but with deeds”, Pope Francis explains that after the celebration of the Year of Mercy on November 13 with the homeless and the ‘marginalized’, he wanted the Church to celebrate the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time as a World Day of the Poor, “so that throughout the...
THURSDAY 09 FEBRUARY 2017, IN TERRIS

Why protectionism makes us poorer

MATTEO GIANOLA
Why protectionism makes us poorer
When we talk about protectionism, often, critics cite a phrase that goes back to Frederic Bastiat "When goods don't cross borders, soldiers will". There is no evidence that Bastiat has ever said this phrase but the concept expressed well describes what is the protectionism of one State towards the internal market, a real war that it shows at the commercial level rather than at the level commonly defined as wartime. In a system of free market, in fact, if one of the actors would apply...
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Pope Francis and Andrea Riccardi
ANNIVERSARY

Pope calls for a ‘globalization of solidarity’

Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary
Donald Trump
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

White House: a new plan to prevent school shootings

Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns
Militant groups
BLASPHEMY LAW

Pakistan under pressure to rein in blasphemy law

Frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law
Students against guns
FLORIDA SCHOOL SHOOTING

Florida School shooting: gun bill on governor’s desk

After massacre of 17 people by a teenager
African women
AFRICA

Women, milestone of the Church in Africa

Church of Africa about women
Pope Francis
POPE' APOSTOLIC JOURNEY

Pope Francis in the Baltic countries in September

Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States
Pope Francis on March 8th
MARCH 8TH

International Women's Day: more equality in Church

Hansen, S.J. about the lack of women in leadership roles in the Roman Curia
Vatican’s Clementine Hall
MIGRATION

Pope to Migration Commission: dialogue to end suffering

Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission