- Dec 3, 2020
The upcoming “Economy of Francis” event will showcase Pope Francis’s vision for a more just and equitable society, featuring not only the pontiff himself, but several experts who back the pope’s vision for a new global economic model prioritizing the poor and the planet.
England’s Catholic overseas development agency is calling on the UK government to stop funding fossil fuels with its development finance institution.
The food people pick at the supermarket and cook in their kitchens can make a huge difference in helping address the global problems of hunger, obesity and climate change, a number of speakers said at a Vatican conference on sustainable development.
Sustainable development cannot be achieved without the voices of those affected by the exploitation of the earth’s resources, especially the poor, migrants, indigenous people and young men and women, Pope Francis told participants at a Vatican conference on sustainable development.
Trócaire, the Irish bishops’ international aid agency, is calling for a legally binding global treaty governing business and human rights.