Pope Francis

Highlights from IFAD's Governing Council

21 Feb 2019 - 09:54

“We have to see to it that each person, each community can utilize their own capacities to live a full life with dignity,” Pope Francis said

Indigenous positions before Pope Francis

17 Ene 2018 - 00:09

A few hours after Pope Francis began his journey through Chile and Peru and made direct contact with native populations, he faces three indigenous positions, which could be roughly described as: the "Docile", the "Negotiating" and the "Rebellious".

Pope Francis calls on governments to pay greater attention to indigenous identity

25 Feb 2017 - 17:34

Pope Francis stressed the need to  reconcile development, both social and cultural, with the protection of indigenous peoples and their territories, "especially when...

Pope says indigenous people must have final say about their land

21 Feb 2017 - 08:54

Francis, the first Pope from Latin America, struck a rather different note - for indigenous peoples around the world, for land rights that mean something in practice, for...