Category Archives: World Day of Peace

1. 50TH WORLD DAY OF PEACE (WDP)

No. 908          Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                     21 December 2016 January 1st is the 50th WDP.  Blessed Pope Paul VI initiated it on 1 January 1968. Pope Francis wrote on 8 … Continue reading

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1. World Day of Peace (WDP)

WDP is celebrated every January 1st. Pope Benedict XVI’s message for the WDP is entitled “Fighting Poverty to Build Peace”. Dated 08 December 2008. Poverty contributes to conflicts, armed ones included. In turn, conflicts fuel tragic situations of poverty. (n.1) … Continue reading

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