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  • Vatican City, Italy
    Monday Mar 20, 2017

    Rwandan genocide

    Pope Francis

    Vatican City, Italy
    Monday Mar 20, 2017

    On 20 March 2017, Pope Francis acknowledged that while some Catholic nuns and priests in the country were killed during the genocide, others were complicit in it and took part in preparing and executing the genocide.




  • Vatican City
    Monday Oct 16, 2017

    Pope Francis

    World Food Day

    Vatican City
    Monday Oct 16, 2017

    On the October 16, 2017 World Food Day ceremony, held at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which is headquartered in Rome, Pope Francis called for collaboration among world leaders to assure food security which requires tackling the "root of problem" of food insecurity. Pope Francis cited "studies conducted by the United Nations and many other civil society organisations" that said the "two main obstacles to overcome" are "conflicts and climate change".




  • Vatican City
    Friday Dec 8, 2017

    Pope Francis

    Pope Francis signed a new apostolic constitution

    Vatican City
    Friday Dec 8, 2017

    On 8 December 2017, Pope Francis signed a new apostolic constitution on ecclesiastical universities and faculties Veritatis gaudium, published 29 January 2018.




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