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Archbishop Paul Gallagher

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, addressing the UN General Assembly in New York

Vatican at UN calls for nuclear-free world

26/09/2017 12:31

The Vatican Secretary for Relations with States has addressed the United Nations General Assembly, urging governments to do more to prevent wars, protect human dignity and work for a nuclear-free world.

Pope Francis meets members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors at the start of their Plenary Aseembly

Pope Francis meets members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors at the start of their Plenary Aseembly

The PCPM concludes Plenary Assembly with renewed commitment

26/09/2017 09:57

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors concluded its 4-day Plenary Assembly on Sunday,  with a renewed commitment to its mandate as an advisory body to the Holy Father for the protection of minors.

 

Libero Milone, former Auditor General of the Vatican, in a screen grab from an appeaance on SkyNews 24

Libero Milone, former Auditor General of the Vatican, in a screen grab from an appeaance on SkyNews 24, Sept. 24, 2017

Vatican issues statement responding to former AG statements

24/09/2017 17:48

The Press Office of the Holy See released a statement in connection with the statements from the Vatican’s former Auditor General, Libero Milone, which were widely quoted today, saying the Holy See notes “with surprise and regret” the remarks made by the former Auditor General

 

Homeless people sleep in passageway near St. Peter's Square

Homeless people sleep in passageway near St. Peter's Square

Homeless at St Peter's moved on due to security concerns

22/09/2017 11:18

Regarding the recent news that the Vatican's Gendarmeria have moved on homeless people who sleep rough around St Peter's Square, the Director of Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke said that the measure was for reasons of “security” and “common sense”.

 

Delegates arrive at a High Level Signing Ceremony for the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Delegates arrive at a High Level Signing Ceremony for the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The Holy See signed and ratified the Treaty on Wednesday.

Holy See ratifies treaty on the prohibition of nuclear arms

21/09/2017 12:19

The Holy See on Thursday became one of the first entities to sign and ratify a new treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons.

 

Pope Francis with Imam Tidiani Moussa Naibi of Bangui

Pope Francis with Imam Tidiani Moussa Naibi of Bangui during his November 2015 visit to the Central African Republic

Vatican at UN calls for dialogue in Central African Republic

20/09/2017 12:04

The Holy See’s foreign minister has called for renewed dialogue in the Central African Republic, as well as more effective action to protect civilians of all religious groups

Archbishop Paul Gallagher

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, at the United Nations headquarters in New York

AB Gallagher at UN: combatting slavery is a priority

20/09/2017 11:05

The Vatican has told a United Nations meeting in New York that the fight against forced labour, slavery and human trafficking is one of the defining priorities of Pope Francis’ papacy