Justice Issues

For New Year, pope urges help for refugees, respect for life

"May his lowliness lay low our pride; his poverty challenge our pomp; his tender love touch our hardened hearts." - Pope Francis Pope Francis...

DISHONESTY: SOUTH AFRICA’S BURDEN

Editor's Note: Below is a response from the Jesuit Institute of South Africa, to the North Gauteng High Court Ruling against President Jacob Zuma....

SMA Wilton Parish: Caring About A Small Blue Planet

Every section included quotes from ‘Laudato Si'. There was a sense that all the concerns that we have about the planet were addressed by...

Nairobi, Kenya: UN signals ‘end’ of throwaway plastic

... we know plastics are already damaging life in the sea. We don't know how much more damage it can take before whole ecosystems...

‘Even poverty is better than migration torture’ – Archbishop of Dakar

“Please, dear young people, it is we who will build our country, it is up to us to develop it. No one else...

Farming and Forests Action Critical to Climate and Sustainability

These events will highlight an important reality: the transformation of the world’s energy systems is increasingly well understood, a transformation of the world’s agriculture...

The Elders condemn Libya slave auctions, demand migrants’ rights respected

October 2017 - CNN record the live auction of human beings as slaves, which it broadcast on 17 November 2017. The reporter, Elbargir, was...

One-third of global population will be overweight or obese by 2025

"... we now live in a world in which more people are obese than underweight."  - The Lancet The Guardian's Health editor, Sarah Boseley, reported...