St Francis de Sales
St Francis de Sales is the patron saint of journalists. Fake news is not new as Dr Margaret van Heekeren noted at the launch of the Social Justice Statement 2019-20. 'A week after Easter, 85 years ago in 1934, the then Pope, Pius XI, gave an historic audience to all foreign press correspondents in Rome… Read More »St Francis de Sales
In his encyclical, Fratelli Tutti (On Fraternity and Social Friendship), Pope Francis questions nuclear deterrence as a way of promoting peace noting “the catastrophic humanitarian and environmental consequences that would follow from any use of nuclear weapons, with devastating, indiscriminate and uncontainable effects, over time and space” (n 262). He concludes that “the ultimate goal of the… Read More »2021: International Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons enters into force.