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Pope Francis addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2015

Pope Francis addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September 2015

Archb. Jurkovič on appreciation for Holy See's role at United Nations

24/10/2017 16:23

On October 24 we celebrate UN Day, marking the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the United Nations Charter. Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the UN in Geneva spoke to Vatican Radio about the increasingly important role the Holy See plays at the UN.

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.
 
 

 

Pope Francis and Japanese Ambassador to the Holy See, Yoshio Nakamura, in the Vatican on May 9,2016.

Pope Francis and Japanese Ambassador to the Holy See, Yoshio Nakamura, in the Vatican on May 9,2016.

Holy See, Japan mark 75 years of diplomatic relations ‎

10/10/2017 17:50

Full diplomatic relations were established 1942, with Japan soliciting the Holy See’s mediation to end World War II and establish peace.  

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.

 

Flags of the United States and the Holy See

Flags of the United States and the Holy See

Holy See recalls priest from Nunciature in Washington

15/09/2017 14:55

The Press Office of the Holy See has released the following statement concerning the possibility that a member of the Holy See’s diplomatic mission to Washington may have violated laws relating to child pornography.