Holy See representative to UN in Geneva says exclusion of people on the move “a glaring contradiction that stems from placing economic interests over the interests of the human person”
At book launch in Saudi Arabia, Holy See representative to UN in Geneva Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič says human fraternity key to move from “incivility of conflict” to “civilisation of encounter”
In new book ‘Let Us Dream’, Francis likens plight of indigenous ethnic group to that of the Rohingya in Myanmar, the Yazidi in the Middle East and the persecuted Christians of Egypt and Pakistan
“The devastating consequences of inequality can no longer be ignored”, pleads Holy See foreign minister Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher
Holy See urged human rights be “observed and respected in relation to the children of Israel” a quarter of a century before start of Holocaust, reveals Vatican Secretary of State
“Freedom of worship is not dependent upon the freedom of assembly, but an essential part of freedom of religion”, stresses foreign minister Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher
“Fundamental human rights must always take precedence over State interests”, Vatican insists in UN meeting on the expulsion of aliens
In OSCE meeting, Vatican permanent representative laments “profound ramifications” of coronavirus lockdown measures on religious freedom
“We cannot allow economics to be separated from human realities, nor development from civilisation”, Holy See insists in Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
In new interview, Francis acknowledges “undeniable” fact of mismanagement of Holy See finances, reaffirms desire to clean house: “The plan is simple: to keep going and not stop”
On gender equality, “numbers alone are not enough”: insists Vatican representative to OSCE Monsignor Janusz Urbańczyk
Urges member states of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to implement Pope Francis’ integral ecology, “an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the excluded and protecting nature”
“Although current levels of food production are more than sufficient to feed the world’s population, food is not where it should be and one in nine lacks access to daily meals”, decries Archbishop Gabriele Caccia
Migrants are suffering from “the predominance of economic interests
over the human person”, denounces Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN in Geneva Ivan Jurkovič
Vatican OSCE representative warns COVID-19 transforming trade in people into an “ever-growing internet business”
Doing away with inequality “requires more than economic growth”, insists Holy See Permanent Observer to UN in New York Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia
Pope: “All Christians and people of good will are today called to work not only for the abolition of the death penalty in all its forms, but also to work for the improvement of prison conditions, out of respect for the human dignity of persons deprived of their freedom”
In a High-level meeting at the UN, the Holy See has decried the “dehumanisation, violence and brutality” suffered by women and girls worldwide.
The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, sent a video message to an online UN summit on biodiversity on September 30.
Russia has alleged that the US is meddling in the religious affairs of Belarus amid anti-government protests in the country.
The Vatican has accused the US of trying to exploit the image of the Pope, and said it is “surprised” at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s attacks on its agreement with China.
“Authentic and lasting international peace cannot rest on a balance of military power, but upon mutual trust”, the Holy See has reminded the world.
The Holy See, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič said on Wednesday, recognises the profound impact that the coronavirus crisis has had on society and on world economies.
The Holy See has warned that law enforcement and security measures alone are not enough to combat radicalisation and terrorism.
Belarus’ State Border Guard Committee says the barring of the leader of Belarusian Catholics, Archbishop Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz, from entering the country is due to the fact that his passport had been annulled.
A delegation of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development represented Prefect Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson at a webinar entitled “Post-COVID Multilateral Cooperation: A Nuclear Weapons Free World?”.
On August 31, Belarusian border security officers denied a Belarusian citizen, Archbishop Tadeush Kandrusievich, the head of the Catholic Church, return into the country.
In a discourse delivered to the final meeting of the 28th Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Economic and Environmental Forum, Archbishop Charles Balvo, apostolic nuncio to the Czech Republic and head of the Holy See’s delegation, underlined that “corruption is a real danger to the peace and security of our OSCE region.”