A man in Karachi, Pakistan, retrieves circuit boards from discarded computer monitors Aug. 16, 2017. An economic system lacking any ethics leads to a "throwaway" culture of consumption and waste, Pope Francis said in a speech addressed to members of the Council for Inclusive Capitalism during an audience at the Vatican Nov. 11. (CNS photo/Akhtar Soomro, Reuters)
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service November 11, 2019
"An economic system that is fair, trustworthy and capable of addressing the most profound challenges facing humanity and our planet is urgently needed," he said in a speech addressed to members of the Council for Inclusive Capitalism during an audience at the Vatican Nov. 11.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service November 11, 2019
"The South Sudanese people have suffered too much these past years and are awaiting—with great hope—a better future, especially the permanent end of conflicts and a long-lasting peace," Pope Francis said.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service November 07, 2019
The pope's message was addressed to those attending a meeting of state parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service October 28, 2019
Representatives from the Catholic and Orthodox churches and the Muslim and Jewish faiths signed a joint declaration at the Vatican reaffirming each religion's clear opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service October 23, 2019
The church resolves conflicts and discerns God's will by patiently listening, discussing and deciding under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, Pope Francis said.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service October 16, 2019
The Synod of Bishops for the Amazon is not a "referendum" on priestly celibacy; it is looking for ways to provide for the sacramental life and formation of the people there, U.S. Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston said.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service October 09, 2019
When Catholics attack other members of the church, they are hurting Christ, Pope Francis said.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service October 03, 2019
Promoting religious freedom, providing humanitarian assistance and fighting human trafficking are three major issues the Vatican and the U.S. administration agree on and on which they will continue to coordinate efforts, panelists said at a joint symposium.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service September 23, 2019
In meeting with members of the Italian Catholic Union of the Press on September 23, 2019, Pope Francis urged the journalists not just to report events, but to report them truthfully.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service September 20, 2019
Integral ecology requires a cultural and spiritual conversion built on a "culture of encounter."