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THURSDAY 11 JULY 2019, IN TERRIS

Establishing the Unknown Migrant Day

A petition dedicated to the invisible victims we cannot be divided on and whose memory we must honour

DON ALDO BUONAIUTO
Migrants
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our Holiness the Pope Francis, Honorable Antonio Guterres, David Sassoli and Giuseppe Conte, do you remember Aylan Kurdi, the three-year-old child wearing a red T-shirt and blue shorts lying on a Turkish beach after drowning? His picture spread around the world, but without teaching us anything. Do you remember the fourteen-year-old teenager travelling to Italy with his school report sewn to his jacket to prove he deserved to live in our country? He died in the Mediterranean Sea, without...
THURSDAY 23 MARCH 2017, IN TERRIS

SALA: "THIS IS THE MILAN THAT THE POPE WILL FIND"

LUCA COLLODI
SALA:
How is Milan preparing to welcome the visit of Pope Francis? Which city will the Pontiff meet? The Mayor Giuseppe Sala explains it in this interview. "Today Milan is a city that has not renounced to be competitive and to promote the economy but, with the same intensity, it is also a Milan capable of solidarity. I hope that the Pope will see it with his own eyes and I also hope to have the opportunity to show him why Milan has made big steps forward in terms of solidarity". Milan is...
MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2017, IN TERRIS

DON GIANNI: THE HEART OF THE NET

DAMIANO MATTANA
DON GIANNI: THE HEART OF THE NET
A story of generosity, of solidarity, of simple human understanding in front of a difficult situation experienced by the neighbor. We could call it in many ways but what really remains of the beautiful gesture of don Gianni Vettorello, chaplain of the State Police, is the spontaneous humanity that oozes beyond any vestment or mission. The protagonist of this story is a couple of the small village of San Bortolo in Veneto, forced to sell their wedding rings to overcome the many, too many...
TUESDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2017, IN TERRIS

An emblematic photo of our times

FLAMINIA GIOVANNELLI
An emblematic photo of our times
A photograph of the autumn of 2015, republished in newspapers on the occasion of the award of the Nobel Prizes 2016, portrayed an elderly Greek lady, a grandmother, Emilia Kamvisi, which, in the company of other two elderly ladies, feeds with a bottle a small Syrian migrant just landed on the island of Lesvos. Anyone who has watched this photo with attention can only have found it touching and rich in meaning. This snapshot, or, rather, this episode, is emblematic, paradigmatic, as Pope...
NEWS
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