World Earth Day

World Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated yearly, the day after the spring equinox. It is the biggest environmental manifestation of the planet, promoted by the United Nations to encourage the protection of the Earth. The idea of creating an “Earth Day” was discussed for the first time in 1962, and finally took form in 1969, following the […]

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World Peace Forum in Toronto

World Peace Forum in Toronto

“Leadership for Peace” is the theme of the 12th edition of the World Peace Forum from 19 to 22 April. The International Forum links and gathers hundreds of young activists and promoters in the respective countries and actions for peace. After the recent editions in Cairo (Egypt), Florianapolis (Brazil) and Madaba (Jordan), this year Toronto […]

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The World Council of Churches, 70 years on

The World Council of Churches, 70 years on

 
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“Walking together, serving justice and peace.” With this goal, the World Council of Churches, the worldwide organization focused on dialogue between the different Christian denominations, has reached the 70th anniversary of its founding in 1948.
This year there will be a number of opportunities to look at the results of the work that […]

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Holiness, a path for all

Holiness, a path for all

The third Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis on the call to sanctity in the contemporary world, “Gaudete et Exsultate” (Rejoice and be glad) was published on 9 April. Five Chapters, 44 pages: not a treatise on holiness, but an invitation to all, especially the young people, to “let the call to sanctity echo once again” […]

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Wars are never good.

Wars are never good.

“Horrible news of bombardments continues to arrive from Syria, with dozens of victims including women and children. News of many wounded by the effects of chemical substances contained in bombs. Let us pray for the deceased, the wounded and the families that are experiencing pain and suffering. There’s no such thing as a good war […]

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