Tag: War

Pope, Ukrainian president talk about peace, freeing prisoners of war

Pope, Ukrainian president talk about peace, freeing prisoners of war

| Cindy Wooden | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

After meeting Pope Francis, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tweeted that he was inspired by their discussions about peace.

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Don’t let the devil light ‘fire’ of war in your heart, pope says

Don’t let the devil light ‘fire’ of war in your heart, pope says

| Carol Glatz | January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

People cannot call themselves Christians if they sow the seeds of war, Pope Francis said.

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Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats

Amid threat of war, world must not give up hope, pope tells diplomats

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Hope is the virtue needed to approach the coming year, especially when the looming threat of war surrounds a humanity scarred by violence, Pope Francis said.

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Pope, on flight, talks about dialogue, war, abuse of women religious

Pope, on flight, talks about dialogue, war, abuse of women religious

| Cindy Wooden | February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis told reporters he is more afraid of the consequences of not engaging in interreligious dialogue than he is of being manipulated by some Muslim leaders.

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Catholic, international aid agencies press for end of war in Yemen

Catholic, international aid agencies press for end of war in Yemen

| Dale Gavlak | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic and international aid organizations are pressing for an end to Yemen’s worsening war, where the United Nations says one child dies every 10 minutes.

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Killer robots will make war even more inhumane, Vatican official says

Killer robots will make war even more inhumane, Vatican official says

| Carol Glatz | April 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Allowing for the development and use of fully automated lethal weapons systems would make warfare even more inhumane and undermine efforts to achieve peace through dialogue, not an arms race, a Vatican representative said.

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Pope prints postcard illustrating the horror of war

Pope prints postcard illustrating the horror of war

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

In an unusual move late Dec. 30, the pope had the Vatican press office and Vatican media distribute a copy of a famous photograph from the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

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War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

War brings only death, cruelty, pope says at U.S. military cemetery

| Carol Glatz | November 2, 2017 | 1 Comment

“No more, Lord, no more (war)” that shatters dreams and destroys lives, bringing a cold, cruel winter instead of some sought-after spring, Pope Francis said looking out at the people gathered for an outdoor Mass at a U.S. war memorial and cemetery.

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Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences

Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences

| Dennis Sadowski | August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Diplomacy and political engagement are necessary to resolve the differences between the United States and North Korea and avoid a military conflict, the chairman of a U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committee said in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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God will ask an account for blood spilled in today’s wars, pope says

God will ask an account for blood spilled in today’s wars, pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Humankind will have to answer to God for the bloodshed of the innocent victims of war, and the blood spilled by greed and arms trafficking, Pope Francis said.

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‘The world is at war,’ but religions are not, pope says on way to Krakow

‘The world is at war,’ but religions are not, pope says on way to Krakow

| Junno Arocho Esteves | July 27, 2016 | 4 Comments

The world, not religion, is waging a war in pieces, Pope Francis said.

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Of popes, presidents and peace

Of popes, presidents and peace

| Jason Adkins | April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The best efforts of popes, bishops and church diplomats to avert war will be ignored unless all Catholics and people of good will stand against it

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