Peace

September 3, 2014

Pope Francis’ ‘Match for Peace’ Brims With Positive Message

International soccer players of many faiths gathered in Rome to join the Holy Father in solidarity against hate.

August 14, 2014

Pope Francis' Address to South Korean Authorities - Full Text

January 25, 2014

Register Radio: Gimme Shelter/ Prayer and Peace

January 13, 2014

Pope's 2014 Address to Diplomatic Corps - Full Text

January 1, 2014

Pope's Homily on Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

December 25, 2013

Pope's Christmas Urbi et Orbi Address - Full Text

December 20, 2013

Vatican to Host January Meeting to Seek Peace in Syria

The meeting will take place Jan. 13, just a few days before U.N.-backed peace talks begin on ending the conflict.

October 4, 2013

Pope: Franciscan Peace is Not Something Saccharine

September 7, 2013

Pope: In the Silence of the Cross, Uproar of Weapons Ceases

Full text of Pope Francis' homily at the Vigil of Prayer and Fasting in Saint Peter's Square, Saturday 7 September 2013.

March 22, 2013

Pope Francis's Address to Diplomatic Corps - Full Text

The Holy Father underlines his role as bridge builder with God and between people.

March 16, 2013

Pope: "How I Wish for a Church That is Poor and For The Poor!"

November 21, 2012

Pope Appeals for Peace in Gaza Conflict

The Holy Father said Nov. 21: 'Along with my prayerful recollection of the victims and for all those who are suffering, I feel the duty to reiterate, once again, that hatred and violence are not the solution to problems.'

September 23, 2012

Freedom Under Attack

Sept. 23 issue editorial

September 19, 2012

Pope: Christians and Muslims Must Witness Together Against Conflict

September 17, 2012

Pope Benedict to Lebanon and Middle East: Promote Peace!

The Holy Father ended his three-day apostolic visit to Lebanon by calling for the dignity of the human person to be respected in all situations.

July 30, 2012

Pope Benedict Calls for End to Violence in Syria

The Holy Father also discussed Christ’s feeding of the 5,000 from the July 29 Gospel. He described the episode as 'a sign of God’s immeasurable providence in the Eucharist.'

July 29, 2012

World Harmony: The Olympics vs. the Church

User's Guide to Sunday, July 29.

July 16, 2012

World Day of Peace Message 2013: Blessed Are the Peacemakers

April 30, 2012

Pope Says Forgiveness Is Key to Peace in the World

The Holy Father commended work of the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences to Mary, Queen of Peace.

March 16, 2012

U.S. Bishops Appeal for Peace in the Middle East

“We insist that peace, which is ultimately a gift of God, must be made the goal of every nation,” said the USCCB in a March 14 statement.

March 12, 2012

St. Francis de Sales on Mutual Charity, From Catholic School to Prison to God, and much more!

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January 9, 2012

True Education Brings Hope

Jan. 15 issue editorial

January 3, 2012

Pope Benedict: Jesus Is the Path to Peace

The Holy Father discusses Christ's example and the Christian models of Mary, the Mother of God, and the Holy Family.

December 29, 2011

The Need for Peace and Liberty

Editorials from our Jan. 1 issue on the year that is drawing to a close.

December 26, 2011

Pope Benedict's Christmas Message Calls for Prayers for Peace

The Holy Father says in urbi et orbi message: 'The Child whom we contemplate is our salvation! He has brought to the world a universal message of reconciliation and peace. Let us open our hearts to him; let us receive him into our lives.'

November 9, 2011

Belmont Abbey Goes Old School, The Human Face:Image of God, Interior v Exterior Peace, and more!

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October 25, 2011

Pope Tells Christians in the Military to Be 'Soldiers for Love'

Benedict XVI also encouraged military bishops and chaplains to announce the Gospel with courage and promote peace at recent gathering.

October 12, 2011

Pope Prays for Egyptian Christians After Cairo Violence

At his Oct. 12 audience, Benedict expressed sorrow over incident that left dozens dead and hundreds injured: 'I join in the sorrow of the families of the victims and the entire Egyptian people, torn by attempts to undermine the peaceful coexistence between its communities, which is rather essential to preserve, especially in this time of transition.'

September 13, 2011

Bishops Mourn Those Lost on 9/11 and Comfort America on 10th Anniversary

Archbishop Dolan: 'Let us pray that the lasting legacy of 9/11 is not fear, but rather hope for a world renewed.'

September 9, 2011

Pope Benedict Marks 10th Anniversary of 9/11 by Praying for America

The Holy Father wrote of the need for global peace in a letter to Archbishop Dolan of New York.

September 9, 2011

John Paul II's Reaction to 9/11

The former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See recalls the late Holy Father's response to the terrible events 10 years ago.

September 7, 2011

Translation Resources for the Blind, Solutions for East Africa Drought, Social Justice, and more!

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June 22, 2011

New Translation Available!, The Garden in Our Souls, The Vocational Group, and much more!

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March 22, 2011

What the Vatican Thinks About Libya

As the Pope prays for peace, diplomatic sources size up the increasingly complex situation.

December 16, 2010

'Religious Freedom, the Path to Peace'

Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for the Celebration of the World Day of Peace, Jan. 1, 2011