Month: November 2014

Papal Address to Council of Europe: Full Text

(Vatican Radio)  Pope Francis on Tuesday told European leaders that the development of today’s societies and their peaceful coexistence require constant reflection on the tenets that form the basis of Europe: human rights, democracy and the rule of law.  Like a tree, Europe also needs care and nourishment for healthy growth.  In a wide-ranging speech […]

Papal Address to European Parliament: Full Text

  Pope urges a “lonely” “self-absorbed” Europe to recover its soul (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis called on a “haggard” and “lonely” Europe to recover its role as a world protagonist, its identity as a defender of the transcendent dignity of man, the poor, the migrant, the persecuted, the old and the young, to recover its […]

World Watch © 2010-2018 All rights reserved.