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Pope Francis welcomes delegates during the international disarmament symposium held at the Vatican

Pope Francis welcomes delegates during the international disarmament symposium held at the Vatican

Pax Christi urges leaders to listen to Pope on disarmament

13/11/2017 16:35

A leading campaigner for peace has expressed hope that Pope Francis’s condemnation of nuclear weapons can influence the current “serious and frightening exchange” between the United States and North Korea.

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, meets Iranian Foreign Minister

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States, meets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss the plight of Christians in the Middle East and the Rohinjya crisis

Vatican: AB Gallagher on Iran visit and Rohingya crisis

15/09/2017 14:34

Returning from a visit to Iran, the Holy See's foreign minister, Archbishop Paul Gallagher discusses the plight of Christians in the Middle East, the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula

South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

South Korea's Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea.

South Korea conducts live-fire exercises amid tensions

05/09/2017 09:18

South Korean warships on Tuesday conducted live-fire exercises at sea, following the North's biggest-ever nuclear test.

 

Image of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Trump amid tensions between both countries

Image of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Trump amid tensions between both countries

Pax Christi: Need for diplomacy and new talks on North Korea

10/08/2017 11:35

As tensions and rhetoric heat up between North Korea and the United States Pax Christi International expert speaks about what can be done to resolve the current situation.

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, formerly the Holy See's permanent observer to the United Nations in Geneva, calls for dialogue and investment in conflict prevention

AB Tomasi appeals for dialogue in U.S.-N.Korea crisis

09/08/2017 19:06

The Vatican’s former diplomatic representative to the United Nations has called for dialogue and inclusive negotiations to resolve the current crisis between the United States and North Korea

North Korean broadcaster KCTV presenter Ri Chun-Hee officially announced that the country successfully tested a nuclear warhead earlier in the day

North Korean broadcaster KCTV presenter Ri Chun-Hee officially announced that the country successfully tested a nuclear warhead earlier in the day

North Korea tests fifth nuclear device in defiance of international community

09/09/2016 08:17

North Korea confirmed on Friday it tested a fifth nuclear device in defiance of a UN resolution. The nuclear test came on the same day as the country’s National Day, celebrating the founding of the current regime.