Pope says Syria has become a ‘workshop of cruelty’

Pope Francis tells officials of Caritas Internationalis that the world needs a ‘revolution of tenderness’ Where there is no tenderness, there is cruelty and what is unfolding in Syria is a veritable “workshop of cruelty”, Pope Francis has told governing members of Caritas Internationalis. “I believe the greatest illness of today is cardiac sclerosis,” he… Continue reading Pope says Syria has become a ‘workshop of cruelty’

Vatican sends emergency funding to Haiti following Hurricane Matthew devastation

The donation of $100,000 is a ‘concrete expression of Pope Francis’s spiritual closeness and fatherly support’ Pope Francis has sent $100,000 of aid money to hurricane-stricken Haiti to assist flood victims. The donation was sent through the Pontifical Council Cor Unum to be distributed through the hardest-hit dioceses, the council said in a communiqué on… Continue reading Vatican sends emergency funding to Haiti following Hurricane Matthew devastation