» 06/13/2007, 00.00
Card Martino expresses “strong disapproval” for Amnesty’s “pro-abortion turn-about”
For the prelate the decision by the human rights organisation is a betrayal of its institutional goals and will end funding from Catholic sources.
Time to cancel poor countries' debt, says Vatican
Cardinal Martino calls for debt relief in London where, on the Pope's behalf, he bought the first bond issued by the International Financing Facility for Immunisation.
Cardinal Martino reiterates Vatican opposition to all forms of killing
He repeated Benedict XVI's wordsthe freedom to kill reduces man into slaveryduring the meeting with Terri Schiavo's parents.
A conference on 'What's life?'
The 20th International Conference of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care will focus on the human genome. Some 700 participants are expected from 81 countries.
"Holistic disarmament" at a meeting of Justice and Peace
An international seminar will examine how ethics and politics, economy and law, international organisations, non-governmental groups and religions can work together for disarmament, development, and peace.
12/11/2008 THAILAND – MYANMAR
Cardinal Martino with Thai Church in Burmese border refugee camps
The prelate’s visit underscores the Church’s concern for refugees. Catholic officials say that aid is not enough; causes that push people to flee must be eliminated.
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