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United Nations peacekeepers from Japan arrive in South Sudan.

United Nations peacekeepers from Japan arrive in South Sudan.

Vatican: End violence in South Sudan

15/12/2016 14:31

The Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, on Wednesday called for an end to the violence in South Sudan.

 

A pharmacist searches for medicine in his dispensary. On Wednesday, the Vatican reiterated the right to affordable medication.

A pharmacist searches for medicine in his dispensary. On Wednesday, the Vatican reiterated the right to affordable medication.

Vatican: People have a right to affordable medicines

08/12/2016 14:06

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič told the UNAIDS Program Coordinating Board it is “a fundamental responsibility of the international community to ensure that all people have affordable and sustainable access to life-savings medicines.”

 

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva

Vatican: Migrants too often treated as "commodities"

08/12/2016 13:57

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič told the International Organization for Migration that “migrants are often treated as numbers and commodities, and are too often perceived as a threat instead of a resource for the host society.”

 

Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Undersecretary for Relations with States for the Vatican.

Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Undersecretary for Relations with States for the Vatican.

Vatican: Nuclear deterrence "must be replaced" by new global ethic

06/12/2016 14:21

Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, Undersecretary for Relations with States for the Vatican, said the “logic of fear and mistrust that is epitomized by nuclear deterrence must be replaced with a new global ethic” during a meeting of the IAEA.

 

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Holy See: End "counterproductive illogic of war" in Middle East

05/11/2016 13:35

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, said “peacemaking and substantive dialogue must replace the counterproductive illogic of violence and war in the Middle East.”

 

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Vatican to United Nations: Human rights are inviolable

03/11/2016 09:39

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, said the “human rights of every individual, rooted in the innate dignity of the human person, are inviolable, without distinction.”

 

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

Vatican speaks about human rights at United Nations

02/11/2016 11:39

Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, on Monday addressed the UN General Assembly on the promotion and protection of human rights.

 

United Nations Peacekeepers on duty in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

United Nations Peacekeepers on duty in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Vatican: Protection of civilians key to UN peacekeeping mission

27/10/2016 10:29

The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, said “the protection of civilians should be one of the central elements of [United Nations] peacekeeping mandates.”