• How the Pope’s Paraguay trip inspired a children’s charity

    How the Pope’s Paraguay trip inspired a children’s charity

    • Oct 28, 2017

    “Two years ago we had Pope Francis’s visit which was very moving for many people. Because of his closeness to the people, we wanted to put his name on the dining hall,” said parish priest Father Claudio Figueredo speaking about a parish charity that feeds many impoverished children.

  • How the Pope’s Paraguay trip inspired a children’s charity

    How the Pope’s Paraguay trip inspired a children’s charity

    • Aug 17, 2017

    “Two years ago we had Pope Francis’s visit which was very moving for many people. Because of his closeness to the people, we wanted to put his name on the dining hall,” said Father Claudio Figueredo. Figueredo said that they began with the weekly lunches and two days with snacks. Today they are able to provide lunch and snacks every day and they also take care of the children while their parents work.

  • 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.