World Day of Peace
The state of the planet may seem dire, but Fr. Dear still brims with hope, energy and optimism. "There's massive change happening beyond the bad news from the current administration."
Exploiting a fear of migrants and refugees for political gain does nothing to build a culture of peace, Pope Francis said in his message for World Peace Day 2018.
The Vatican has called on Catholics and Buddhists to work together to teach wider society the value of a nonviolent lifestyle.
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