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Archbishop Paul Gallgaher

Archbishop Paul Gallgaher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States

AB Paul Gallagher on hopes for COP23 climate conference

15/11/2017 11:23

As the Bonn climate conference moves towards its conclusion on Friday, the Vatican’s Secretary for Relations with States, Archbishop Paul Gallagher speaks about the Church's commitment and concerns about environmental protection

Medical clinic

The free mobile clinic that has been set up in front of St Peter's Square to provide medical services, one of the initiatives marking the first World Day of the Poor on November 19th

Vatican announces initaitives for first World Day of Poor

14/11/2017 17:02

The Pontifical Council for New Evangelisation has announced a number of special events that are taking place throughout this week to highlight the first World Day of the Poor on November 19th

Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Card. Parolin urges US Bishops to work for a more just and inclusive society

14/11/2017 16:02

Cardinal Pietro Parolin has urged US Bishops to continue their prophetic witness in the face of the challenges facing the nation. The Vatican Secretary of State’s words came as he travelled to the United States to join celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the US Bishops' Conference. 

Atomic bomb survivor, Masako Wada, was one of the participatns at the Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament

Atomic bomb survivor, Masako Wada, was one of the participatns at the Vatican symposium on nuclear disarmament

The Vatican calls for integral nuclear disarmament

12/11/2017 14:54

The Vatican is calling for integral nuclear disarmament. According to the preliminary conclusions of a just-ended high level symposium organized in the Vatican, integral disarmament is both an urgent immediate need and a long-term process.

 

Vatican City State to stop the sale of cigarettes from 2018

Vatican City State to stop the sale of cigarettes from 2018

Pope Francis bans the sale of cigarettes inside the Vatican

09/11/2017 13:14

Pope Francis is putting a stop to the sale of cigarettes and tobacco inside Vatican City State. A statement released on Thursday by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, explained that the Holy See “cannot be cooperating with a practice that is clearly harming the health of people.”  

 

Vatican's international symposium on nuclear disarmament, Nov. 10-11, 2017.

Vatican's international symposium on nuclear disarmament, Nov. 10-11, 2017.

Vatican hosting high-level symposium against nuclear weapons

07/11/2017 11:25

Nobel peace laureates, representatives of the UN, NATO, bishops’ conferences, faith groups,  and experts are attending the Nov. 10-11 international symposium.