The encyclical Pacem in Terris is known in English as Peace on Earth. You can read an introduction to the encyclical and find a link to the full text here.
During the Great Jubilee Year 2000, Pope John Paul II declared that the Second Sunday of Easter would henceforth be celebrated as Divine Mercy Sunday. Mercy has also become a… Read More »Divine Mercy Sunday
Mother Earth is a common expression for the planet earth in a number of countries and regions, which reflects the interdependence that exists among human beings, other living species and… Read More »International Mother Earth Day
Did you know that this date was chosen by the United Nations because it was on this date in 1616 that Miguel de Cervantes, William Shakespeare and Inc Garcilaso de… Read More »World Book and Copyright Day
... the International Day constitutes a means to promote the values of the United Nations and to reaffirm the faith of our peoples in the purposes and principles enshrined in… Read More »International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace