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  • Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

    Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

    • Jun 30, 2017

    Founded in 1966, the Italian-Latin American International Organization seeks to increase “economic, social, scientific, technological and cultural cooperation” between Latin American countries and Italy. Commemorating the organization’s 50th anniversary, Pope Francis said that to achieve the goal of promoting development and cooperation, the organization must first identify the potential of Latin American countries, who are “rich in history, culture, natural resources” and “good and caring” people.

  • Pope creates new super-department for human development

    Pope creates new super-department for human development

    • Aug 31, 2016

    In a new motu proprio, meaning a legal document issued under the pope’s personal authority, Pope Francis on Wednesday created a new dicastery, the overall term for a Vatican department, for Promoting Integral Human Development, and tapped Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana as its first head.

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