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Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament on 25 November 2014

Pope Francis delivers his speech at the European Parliament on 25 November 2014

Vatican to host high-level Forum on challenges facing the EU

14/10/2017 15:05

“Rethinking Europe” is the title of a high-level Forum of Dialogue, from 27 to 29 October, which aims to discuss the main challenges of the European Union and the ways the Church can support the European project in a moment in which Europe itself seems to be at a crossroads.
 
 

 

The US Capitol

The US Capitol

EU condemns US Congress new sanctions against Russia

23/07/2017 19:04

The European Union has condemned moves by the U.S. Congress to step up sanctions on Russia without consulting the EU and other allies amid concerns it could impact energy supplies and have other negative economic consequences for Europe. 

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard with his parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, in London's Great Ormond Street Hospital

Terminally-ill baby Charlie Gard with his parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard, in London's Great Ormond Street Hospital

Pope Francis expresses closeness to Charlie Gard’s parents

03/07/2017 09:01

Pope Francis has expressed his “affection and emotion” at the situation of Charlie Gard and “his own closeness to his parents”, in a statement from the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke

 

A Sri Lankan woman works at a factory in country's largest export processing zone in Katunayaka, outskirts of Colombo.

A Sri Lankan woman works at a factory in country's largest export processing zone in Katunayaka, outskirts of Colombo.

EU restores preferential tax concessions Sri Lanka

17/05/2017 13:12

The EU is restoring a preferential tax concession for imports from Lanka that the country lost over alleged human rights abuses but the South Asian nation’s progress in human rights will be closely monitored.  

 

Syrians flee following a reported government air strike on the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria

Syrians flee following a reported government air strike on the rebel-controlled town of Hamouria

Holy See calls for end to Syria violence

05/04/2017 15:15

A senior Vatican archbishop has urged all sides of the Syrian conflict to end violence and restore solidarity in the wake of a deadly chemical gas attack.

 

In the Sala Regia, Pope Francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of EU nations

In the Sala Regia, Pope Francis addresses heads of state and heads of government of EU nations.

Pope: Man at centre of European project

24/03/2017 19:03

In his address to European leaders, Pope Francis spoke about embracing the past, but also looking to the future with hope.

 

Antonio Tajani, president of the European Union Parliament

Antonio Tajani, president of the European Union Parliament. Tajani spoke with Vatican Radio about the upcoming audience of European leaders with Pope Francis.

Pope to receive EU Heads of State and Government at Vatican

24/03/2017 12:26

Pope Francis is set to receive 27 European Union heads of State and Government at a private audience in the Vatican’s Sala Regia on Friday evening.

Pope Francis greets Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, during the Charlemagne Prize award ceremony on 6 May 2016

Pope Francis greets Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, during the Charlemagne Prize award ceremony on 6 May 2016

Pope Francis to meet EU leaders in Vatican

23/03/2017 15:30

Pope Francis is set to receive 27 European Union heads of State and government at a private audience in the Vatican’s Sala Regia on Friday evening.