Pope Francis: Without Work, Human Dignity Is Wounded

March 21, 2014 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Vatican Information Service – March 20, 2014 Vatican City, 20 March 2014 (VIS) – Today Pope Francis again emphasised the primary importance of work and the need for creativity and solidarity to face the economic crisis, receiving in audience the employees and managers of the Italian “Acciaierie di Terni” steelworks, accompanied by the bishop of […]

Share

Pope as “Authoritative Moral Leader” During Global Economic Crisis

February 20, 2013 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Vatican Radio – February 19, 2013 (Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict’s pontificate has coincided with a global economic crisis that has seen poverty rates soaring in many countries around the world. The Catholic-inspired development agency Progressio says the Pope has been “an authoritative moral leader” during this time of crisis and singles out the clear message […]

Share

A Mission to Save Catholic Schools

Chicago Tribune – By Manya A. Brachear – January 20, 2013 Archdiocese rolls out strategic plan to save Catholic schools The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York faces the prospect of shuttering 28 elementary schools, and Chicago’s public school system reportedly could close scores of schools. But the largest Catholic school system in the nation […]

Share

Spanish Politicians Implore Virgin Mary’s Help Amid Economic Crisis

August 16, 2012 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

EWTN News – August 16, 2012 Madrid, Spain, Aug 16, 2012 / (EWTN News/CNA) Various Spanish political leaders looked to the Virgin Mary on the Feast of the Assumption Aug. 15 to ask for help in bringing the country out of its worsening economic crisis. Madrid’s mayor, Ana Botella, prayed for jobs during Mass in […]

Share

U.S. Bishops Cite Terrible Human Costs of Broken Economy

August 15, 2012 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Zenit – August 14, 2012 Annual Labor Day Statement Focuses on Unemployed and Exploited Workers WASHINGTON D.C., AUG. 14, 2012 (Zenit.org) -— People of faith stand with people who’ve been left behind and should seek economic renewal that makes workers and their families a central concern, according to the annual Labor Day Statement from the […]

Share

We Are Family: Pope to Give Catholic Families Hope in Troubled Times

Catholic News Service – By Carol Glatz – May 16, 2012 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Benedict XVI will meet with the world’s families at a time when the institution of the family is under threat and many are still struggling with a worldwide economic crisis and a lack of cultural and societal support. As […]

Share

Vatican Financial Expert Indicates Root of Economic Crisis

January 20, 2012 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Zenit – By Salvatore Cernuzio – January 19, 2012 Says Family Is the Solution ROME, JAN. 19, 2012 (Zenit.org) – The decline in births, from the 70s to our days, is what has led us to the present situation of economic crisis. This was the affirmation made at a symposium on the family held at […]

Share

Pope says Selfishness, Individualism Fed Economic Crisis

January 13, 2012 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Catholic News Service – By Cindy Wooden – January 12, 2012 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The economic crisis should push people to look at the values reflected in their civic life and prompt an honest evaluation of whether citizens are working together to promote justice and solidarity, Pope Benedict XVI said. Addressing the mayor of […]

Share

“We Must Not Lose Heart”: Economic Crisis Tops Pope’s “State of the World”

January 10, 2012 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Whispers in the Loggia – January 9, 2012 Keeping with longtime custom, the Vatican’s “work-year” began earlier today with the Pope’s New Year greeting to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See — a talk whose highlighting of geopolitical concerns and bright-spots has earned it the informal title of the “State of the World” […]

Share

Madrid’s Archbishop: “Look at the Deep-rooted Causes Behind the Economic Crisis”

November 23, 2011 by  
Filed under The Pelican Group News

Vatican Insider – November 23, 2011 During the opening speech of the Bishops’ Plenary Assembly, Cardinal Rouco Varela expressed his wishes for “wisdom and serenity” for Prime Minister-elect Rajoy Since we are confronted by a very grave economic crisis, “we need to intensify our pastoral response.” Those were the words of Cardinal Antonio María Rouco […]

Share

Next Page »