» 11/09/2007, 00.00
VATICAN – JAPAN
Cardinal Hamao dies, Pope remembers his love for the poor
Born in Tokyo, the prelate was 77 years old. In his telegrams of condolences, Benedict XVI refers to his “generous service” as President of the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerants.
04/07/2016 13:21:00 VATICAN
Vatican calls on governments and bishops to care more for those who live from the sea
The Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant releases a message for Sea Sunday 2016, which falls next Sunday 10 July, to "remind to all Christian communities and to each individual how important and essential are the seafarer profession and the shipping industry for our daily life”.
Tourism, which can be an occasion for religious experiences, should be concerned with biodiversity
The Pontifical Council for the pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People issues a message for World Tourism Day, dedicated this year to all the beings living on earth and the delicate interdependence that exists between them and the physical environment.
Tourism offers "a billion opportunities" for sustainable development on Earth
In its message for World Tourism Day, the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples notes that growth in this sector represents “a challenge to all the sectors involved in this global phenomenon: tourists, businesses, governments and local communities and, of course, the Church too. The billion tourists should necessarily be considered above all in their billion opportunities.”
In an increasingly difficult context, Catholics drop in number in Mideast, says Mgr Lajolo
The Vatican's 'foreign minister' cites data showing that the failure to respect human rights and the lack of religious freedom are driving Christians out of the region's various countries.
07/01/2011 VATICAN – TAIWAN
Two Taiwanese appointed to the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care
Mgr Peter Liu and Dr Tsou Kuo-inn are the only two Asians in a group of 29 consultants appointed last Wednesday. Mgr Liu has been archbishop of Kaohsiung for less than two years. Dr Tsou is an expert in paediatrics.
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