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Pope Francis shakes hands with FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva

Pope Francis shakes hands with FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva

Pope promises to send special message to FAO meeting in Ethiopia

19/10/2017 16:27

Pope Francis marked World Food Day this week with a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Hosting the Pope at FAO’s Headquarters in Rome was FAO Director-General, José Graziano da Silva, who immediately afterwards spoke to Vatican Radio.

United Nations, Geneva

United Nations, Geneva

Abp Jurkovič delivers statement to WIPO Assemblies

03/10/2017 14:12

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva delivered a statement on Monday on the occasion of the 57th Series of Meetings of the WIPO Assemblies taking place in Geneva.

 

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 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

 

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic

The Holy See's permanent observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic

Vatican calls for new culture of fairer trade relations

12/09/2017 17:29

The Vatican representative to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on Tuesday called for a “new culture of fair multilateral relations”, based on cooperation and international solidarity

 

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.