Pope Paul VI instituted the World Day of Peace in 1968. It is celebrated each year on 1 January and the Pope issues a special World Day of Peace Message… Read More »World Day of Peace
'The bread which you do not use is the bread of the hungry; the garment hanging in your wardrobe is the garment of him who is naked; the shoes that… Read More »Sts Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen
The Grameen Bank was founded by Professor Muhammad Yunus in Bangladesh. In 2006 he won a Nobel Peace Prize for this work. The Grameen Bank, known as the 'bank for… Read More »1977 First loans offered by Grameen Bank
Fifty one nations were represented at the opening of the first General Assembly of the United Nations in 1946. You can find out about the resolutions of this General Assembly… Read More »1946 First UN General Assembly Opens
Australia's first saint, Mary of the Cross was born in Fitzroy, Victoria.