Peace

Thumbnail shutterstock 86443951 A resurrected vision for our suffering sick world

Although it is Easter season, for much of the world it still feels like Good Friday. Countless people throughout the world continue to carry...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 250791484 A world without nuclear weapons

At any moment, you could be within 30 minutes of being incinerated from nuclear weapons! You are in harm’s way if you live in or near a large...

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Thumbnail japanese pilgrims await pope francis in st peters square before the wednesday general audience on oct 22 2014 credit daniel ib  ez cna cna 10 22 14 Japan's bishops oppose efforts to abandon pacifism in nation's constitution

Nagasaki, Japan, Aug 9, 2016 / 11:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the shadow of the 71st anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs and the end of...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274979960 Jerusalem bishop’s insights on peacemaking in the Holy Land

Recently I emailed questions to the auxiliary bishop of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Bishop William Shomali, asking him to share his...

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Thumbnail shimon peres credit chatham house via flickr cc by 20 cna Memory of Shimon Peres should inspire peace efforts, Pope says

Vatican City, Sep 28, 2016 / 08:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Upon learning about the death of Shimon Peres Wednesday, Pope Francis sent a telegram...

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Thumbnail pope francis gives urbi et orbi blessing from st peters basilica christmas day dec 25 2015 photo losservatore romano cna On Christmas Day, Pope Francis prays for peace around the world

Vatican City, Dec 25, 2016 / 05:36 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his traditional "Urbi et Orbi" blessing Christmas Day, Pope Francis prayed that the...

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Thumbnail pope francis meets with papal representitives in vatican city sept 17 2016 credit losservatore romano cna Papal ambassadors issue global appeal to step-up peace efforts

Vatican City, Sep 19, 2016 / 10:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After spending three days in Rome to celebrate the Jubilee of Mercy, Pope Francis’...

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Thumbnail mildred norman peace pilgrim Peace pilgrim

In 1953, a woman from Vermont named Mildred Lisette Norman gave up all her worldly belongings, took on the name “Peace Pilgrim” and started...

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Thumbnail pope francis celebrates mass for the feast of the presentation of jesus at the temple in st peters basilica feb 2 2015 credit daniel ibez cna 6 cna 2 2 15 Pope Francis: Eliminating nuclear weapons is a moral imperative

Vatican City, Mar 28, 2017 / 08:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday, Pope Francis acknowledged the difficulty of totally eliminating nuclear...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square at the general audience on oct 19 2016 credit lucia ballester 11 cna Pope Francis encourages successful dialogue at Nobel Peace summit

Vatican City, Feb 3, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On behalf of Pope Francis, the Vatican's Secretary of State sent a message encouraging the...

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Thumbnail peace Pope throws down gauntlet to religions: No killing in God’s name

From the beginning, it was inevitable that history’s first pontiff named “Francis” — for the great 12th- and 13th-century apostle of peace — would...

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Thumbnail pope francis speaks to the diplomatic corps accredited to the holy see jan 11 2015 credit losservatore romano cna Pope to diplomats: when it comes to politics, peace must be more than a theory

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 / 04:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for...

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Thumbnail first lady melania trump presents the international women of courage award to sister carolin tahhan fachakh of syria credit us state department courtesy of the us embassy to the holy see cna Syrian nun awarded by US will back any leader who brings peace

Rome, Italy, Apr 15, 2017 / 12:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the conflict in Syria rages on, a Salesian nun honored by the White House as a “Woman of...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on oct 1 2014 credit bohumil petrik cna 3 cna 10 2 14 Vatican event to highlight key role of women in peace-building

Vatican City, Mar 6, 2017 / 05:05 pm (CNA).- To mark International Women's Day, the Vatican invited women from across the globe to discuss not only...

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