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Pope Francis’s message of hope in Colombia significant for communities affected by mining

Friday, 08 September 2017 09:55

CIDSE, the international family of Catholic social justice agencies, welcomes the address of Pope Francis in Colombia who focused his intervention on the peace process underway in the country.

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CIDSE on election of Pope Francis: “We see a Church committed to sustainable development and human dignity”

Thursday, 14 March 2013 13:27

CIDSE, an international alliance of Catholic development agencies, greeted the news of the first pope from South America, and thus from the Global South. Pope Francis, previously Jorge Mario Bergoglio, SJ, Cardinal and Archbishop of Buenos Aires will serve as head of the Catholic Church.

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