In case you were wondering what Archbishop Romero had to confront over the last three years of his life here is a list of what he faced and sought to respond to pervasive and extreme poverty; to paramilitary killings of community leaders; to peasant massacres and the indiscriminate shooting of urban demonstrators by the security [...]
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Catholic News Service looks at how “Pacem in Terris” holds up 50 years after the Cold War-inspired papal encyclical on peace was written by Blessed John XXIII. Meghan Clark, Professor Moral Theology at St. John’s University joins Cardinal Turkson and Maryann Cusimano Love of Catholic University. Related FAMVIN Posts:President of St. John’s RetiresCanonize Archbishop Romero?Ladies [...]
World Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is a feast day dedicated to peace celebrated on January 1, on the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. It was introduced in 1967 and inspired by the encyclicals Pacem in Terris and Populorum Progressio of John XXIII and Paul VI. Index of Papal Messages for World Day of Peace since 2006 U.S. [...]
According to a Vatican website, “The co-founder of Wikipedia told a Vatican audience that his online encyclopedia could contribute to peace by promoting “a more thoughtful world,” even as the site was under fire for how it referred to those who oppose and support legalized abortion. Jimmy Wales, who co-founded Wikipedia in 2001, was invited [...]
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