The January 21 to 24 meeting on the theme, “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World”, is marking the World Economic Forum’s 50th anniversary.
Participation in the Holy Land Co-ordination 2020 included Bishop Noel Treanor of Down & Connor and Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ of Raphoe.
The leaders of Ireland’s main Churches welcome the agreement reached between Northern Ireland’s political parties and the UK and Irish Governments, saying the new deal offers fresh hope.
Amid an escalating crisis between the United States and Iran, Pope Francis urges nations to exercise self-control and dialogue.
The year that begins will be a journey of hope and peace, not through words, but through daily gestures of dialogue, reconciliation and care for creation. - Pope Francis
"We are called to listen to one another, and especially to victims of conflict in such a way that we achieve mutual understanding and esteem, and even to seeing in an enemy the face of a brother or sister.” - Bishop Noel Treanor