It was at the fringes of the 1st Global Conference on Human Migration (a.k.a. the Refugees Conference) called in the wake of escalating dislocation of human beings as a result of economic, religious and political upheavals in many third world countries.
We have a spat between the Pontifex Maximus and Trumpus Maximus about walls. Illegal immigration, and the border fence for instance is a problem of people who want the benefits of American living (economic, mainly) without a willingness to leave behind the factions and loyalties the had in the old country.
A woman walks past graffiti on a street during a demonstration to demand policies to prevent femicides on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 25, 2015. "We deserve that the pope makes a statement about femicides," said Maria Antonia Marquez, the mother of a femicide victim.
The Fremont Police Department spread bags filled with seized powdered heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana and other illegal drugs across a table Monday night in the center of the Pontifex banquet room. With crimes related to drug use on the rise in Fremont, police officials asked residents at the monthly Block Watch meeting to get a good look at those drugs and lend the department a hand in policing the city's problem houses and suspicious activity.
Following the lukewarm reception of his prog-rock debut, Pope Francis is hoping to find better success in the film medium. Yes, as Variety reports, the Pontifex has signed on for a forthcoming feature entitled Beyond the Sun.
He tweets (@Pontifex). The videos, which are being produced with the help of the Vatican Television Center, are being released through a Jesuit-run network called the Apostleship of Prayer . In America, Joseph Zwilling, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of New York, said that the pope, like many of his predecessors, understands the importance of using the latest technology for reaching out to people.
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. Speaking to Aid to the Church in Need today (Tuesday), Fr Aziz's fellow Franciscans in Aleppo, northern Syria, said they had yet to establish if he had been tortured but that the priority now was sleep and rest. Fr Aziz is the latest in a series of clergy to be kidnapped in Syria.
The week prior, Rachel Schultz's adult education class and Heidi Gallagher's teen leadership class sorted and wrapped all the toys for the children, according to Jan Nowak, Pontifex executive director. Lee's Famous Recipe donated the meal for Christmas Eve and UNew Tent Rental supplied tables and chairs.
Tshils graduated from Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins with a diploma in Business from Regis University in September 2015 (Angela Wells/Jesuit Refugee Service). "I aspire to continue studying and go home to the DRC to work as an engineer or in humanitarian logistics."
Pope Francis became everyone's favorite rapper Monday after a convincing photo inspired Twitter users to pair him with the hilarious #PopeBars hashtag. The classic Twitter moment was sparked by a photo AFP's Gianluigi Guercia took of Francis as he visited a camp for displaced people at St. Saviour Parish in Bangui, Central African Republic.
When a photo of His Holiness holding a microphone in a very entertainer-esque stance hit the internet, #PopeBars was born. Overnight, the Pontifex's mix tape came to life with holy versions of hit tracks from the likes of Coolio, Eminem, Biggy, Tupac and Kanye.
(Humans Are Free) The Vatican City is the heart of the Catholic church and the Pope (Pontifex Maximus) is the head of the church and the supreme "spiritual" leader of all of the world's Catholics. But the Vatican hides some of the darkest secrets one can imagine.