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  • Pope Francis urges EU leaders to fight populism with solidarity

    Pope Francis urges EU leaders to fight populism with solidarity

    • Mar 24, 2017

    Pope Francis said Europe has “a patrimony of ideals and spiritual values unique in the world,” calling it the “best antidote against the vacuum of values of our time, which provides a fertile terrain for every form of extremism.” The pope was speaking to European Union leaders marking their 60th anniversary.

  • Pope Francis to engage Europe’s future post-Brexit

    Pope Francis to engage Europe’s future post-Brexit

    • Mar 24, 2017

    In what amounts to his first major address on Europe since the June Brexit vote, Pope Francis will meet EU leaders gathered in Rome on Friday to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the union’s founding — and if the past is any guide, the pontiff probably won’t mince words.

  • Population control in Africa risks ‘new colonization,’ say church leaders

    Population control in Africa risks ‘new colonization,’ say church leaders

    • Mar 23, 2017

    At the African theology summit in Rome, Catholic Church leaders from the African continent weighed in on the efforts made by NGO’s and Western governments to enact population control measures. Congolese Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo warns against the dangers, and Beninese Archbishop Berthelemy Adoukonou raises concerns of a “new colonization.”