• Economic solutions need broader vision, pope tells G-20 leaders

    Economic solutions need broader vision, pope tells G-20 leaders

    • Jul 8, 2017

    In a message to world leaders meeting for the G20 in Germany, Pope Francis asked that they consider the poor, the marginalized and migrants as they sit down to make international policy decisions. The pope also encouraged members to place unity over conflict when discussing economic differences.

  • Pope, Merkel find ‘harmony’ on Africa, climate change and poverty

    • Jun 17, 2017

    German Chancellor Merkel told the press that she and Pope Francis had talked about Africa during their 40-minute encounter, especially the role of the European Union in trying to promote economic development. She said the two leaders had also discussed the importance of “tearing down walls,” protecting the environment, and promoting a multilateral approach to solving global problems.