Vatican City

Costa Rica’s Catholic University Leads Promotion of Pope’s Ecology Proposal

The Joseph Ratzinger-Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation has organized an international congress in Costa Rica from November 29 to December 1, 2017 in which Pope Francis' "Laudato Si" and speeches on the environment by Benedict XVI will be the main themes, reported Papal news sources. Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si" is being used to create a tool to measure and rank countries' efforts in human ...

The Vatican and UN Monitor Cuban Migrants Crisis in Costa Rica

Source: Red Cross of Costa Rica United Nations Country Team Costa Rica News Release - The National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Care Costa Rica (CNE in its Spanish acronym) reported 400 Cuban migrants in Peñas Blancas border facility and 1,320 migrants in 7 shelters. Highlights follow: As of 19 November at 12pm, the government reported that the situation was under control a...