Tag: Peace

Election Statement – Politics in Service of Peace, and Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker

  Bishops Call For Politics That Promote Peace Common Good  (April 2019) Dear Friends,   As we move towards the celebration of the Easter Triduum, we are conscious of our society’s need for renewal. Here are two resources to assist your Diocese in the social dimension of its evangelising mission.   Politics in Service of… Continue Reading Election Statement – Politics in Service of Peace, and Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker

MESSAGE of the Holy Father Francis for the Celebration of the World Day of Peace_1st January 2019

Good politics is at the service of peace Migrants and refugees: men and women in search of peace Pope Francis  MESSAGE POPE FRANCIS PEACE POLITICS Pope Francis: Good politics is at the service of peace The Holy See Press Office publishes Pope Francis’ Message for the 52nd World Day of Peace By Christopher Wells “Peace… Continue Reading MESSAGE of the Holy Father Francis for the Celebration of the World Day of Peace_1st January 2019

Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for November 2018

Universal:  In the Service of Peace That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict. A broken world 2. While the last century knew the devastation of two deadly World Wars, the threat of nuclear war and a great number of other conflicts, today, sadly, we find ourselves engaged in… Continue Reading Pope Francis’ Universal Prayer Intention for November 2018

2018 Perth Peace Conference_10th & 11th November 2018

  Commemorative Service for the centenary end of the First World War on Sunday 11 November at St George’s Cathedral. Photo: Desire Mallet.   By Theresia Titus The 2018 Peace Conference was held on the weekend of 10 and 11 November at St George’s Anglican Cathedral to acknowledge the centenary end of World War I.… Continue Reading 2018 Perth Peace Conference_10th & 11th November 2018

Exclusive: Cardinal Charles Bo Sheds Light on Peace and Education in Myanmar

Watch Cardinal Bo’s full interview with Jamie O’Brien (The Record) below… “Not only myself, but the whole Church, and all of the Bishops Conference [in Myanmar], are focusing on the work on peace,” Cardinal Bo said.   “The Church is very much involved in the sense that we could negotiate with all the groups.  … Continue Reading Exclusive: Cardinal Charles Bo Sheds Light on Peace and Education in Myanmar

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, 4 June | United Nations

  On 4 June every year, the United Nations observes the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. This day acknowledges that the most vulnerable members of society, namely children, are those most greatly affected by the consequences of armed conflict and other acts of aggression, and affirms the UN’s commitment to protect the rights of children,… Continue Reading International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, 4 June | United Nations

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 28 May – 4 June 2017 | NCCA

  The 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is being observed in Australia from the 28 May to 4 June, in the week between Ascension and Pentecost. This year’s theme is “Reconciliation – The Love of Christ Compels Us” (cf. 2 Corinthians 5:14-20).   The Faith and Unity Commission of the National Council of Churches… Continue Reading Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 28 May – 4 June 2017 | NCCA

Message from Pope Francis for World Communications Day, 28 May 2017 | Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 51st WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY   «Fear not, for I am with you» (Is 43:5): Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time   Access to the media – thanks to technological progress – makes it possible for countless people to share news instantly and spread it widely. That… Continue Reading Message from Pope Francis for World Communications Day, 28 May 2017 | Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

Concertgoers react after fleeing Manchester Arena in England where US singer Ariana Grande had been performing on 22 May. At least 22 people, including children, were killed and dozens wounded after an explosion at the concert venue. Authorities said it was Britain’s deadliest case of terrorism since 2005. Photo: CNS/Jon Super. By Simon Caldwell Pope… Continue Reading Pope Francis, English Church leaders offer prayers after Manchester Arena attack | The Record

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, 21 May | United Nations

  In 2002 the United Nations General Assembly declared 21 May to be the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, following the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in 2001.The United Nations sees the promotion of cultural diversity, and intercultural dialogue… Continue Reading World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, 21 May | United Nations

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, 29 April | United Nations

  On the 29th April 1997 the United Nations Chemical Weapons Convention entered into force, with the object to “exclude completely the possibility of the use of chemical weapons” (Preamble). The 29th April is now observed by the United Nations every year as a Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare.   In… Continue Reading Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, 29 April | United Nations

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