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Pope Francis with Robinson

Mary Robinson stands beside Pope Francis with other members of The Elders during an audience at the Casa Santa Marta on Monday

Mary Robinson on Church role in combatting climate change

08/11/2017 16:05

As the COP23 climate conference gets underway in Bonn, former U.N. special envoy on climate change Mary Robinson talks about the vital role of the Church in raising awareness of this urgent global challenge

Pope and The Elders

Pope Francis meets at the Casa Santa Marta with members of 'The Elders', who are marking the 10th anniversary of their foundation by Nelson Mandela

Pope Francis meets 'The Elders' to discuss global concerns

06/11/2017 19:14

Listen to the first part of our exclusive interview with former UN leader Kofi Annan and former Irish President Mary Robinson, two members of The Elders' group of global leaders, following their papal audience on Monday

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 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