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Holy See

 

The Vatican in the Family of Nations

Intervention by His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State Presentation of the book: The Vatican in the Family of Nations Villa Richardson, Rome 22 ...

Promoting peace in the face of violence in the name of religion

Joint Statement1. The Catholic co-chair Cardinal Peter Turkson opened the meeting welcoming the delegations, introducing the current theme, and wishing fruitful deliberations. The Jewish co-chair ...

Defending freedom of religion

Mr Chairman,Participating for the first time at an OSCE Ministerial Council as Secretary for the Holy See’s Relations with States, I would like to begin ...

First hearing in trial for leak of confidential documents

All five of the accused appeared in the Vatican courtroom on Tuesday, 24 November, for the start of proceedings on the charges of the illegal ...

Serious breach of the Pope’s trust

Investigations conducted by the Vatican Gendarmerie have been under way for several months regarding the procurement and disclosure of information and confidential documents. Two people ...

Beyond selfishness for a world of peace and solidarity

The following is the text of the address which Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States, delivered to the General Assembly of the ...

The challenges for small islands

New York, 30 July 2015Mr. President, My delegation commends you for convening this first-ever Security Council open debate on “Peace and Security Challenges facing Small ...

New ideas for development

New York, 20 July 2015 Distinguished Co-facilitators, My delegation would like to thank you for your efforts in producing the most recent version of the ...

Protect the rights of the elderly

New York, 16 July 2015Mr. Chair, The Holy See is pleased to participate in the 6th Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing and ...

Commitment and solidarity in the fight against Ebola

New York, 9-10 July 2015 Mr. / Madame President,My delegation is pleased to participate in this International Ebola Recovery Conference, which has established the ambitious ...

The right to freedom of religion

Mr President, 1/. I would like to begin by expressing the Holy See’s appreciation to the Serbian Chairmanship for having organized this meeting forty years ...

The answer to terrorism cannot be a military response

Statement by His Excellency Archbishop Silvano M. TomasiPermanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Genevaat the 29th ...

Comprehensive agreement between the Holy See and the State of Palestine

On Friday 26 June 2015, at the Vatican Apostolic Palace, a Comprehensive Agreement was signed between the Holy See and the State of Palestine.The accord ...

Children and Armed Conflict

Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UNUnited Nations Security Council Open Debate on “Children and ...

One-third of the population without medicine

Geneva, 10 June 2015Mr. President,I join previous speakers to congratulate you on your election. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that about one-third of the ...

An agreement to prevent tax evasion

“To promote and ensure ethical behavior in the financial and economic fields” in order “to prevent tax evasion and facilitate the compliance of fiscal duties ...

​More supervision and cooperation

The “supervisory framework and international cooperation system further strengthened”. This is the latest from the 2014 annual report presented by the Autorità di informazione finanziaria ...

"Protecting journalists in conflict situations "

New York, 27 May 2015Madam President, I would like to thank you for organizing this important debate and to offer my delegation’s appreciation for Lithuania’s ...

Joint Statement of the Bilateral Commission of the Holy See and the State of Palestine at the conclusion of the Plenary Assembly

On 13 May 2015, the Bilateral Commission of the Holy See and the State of Palestine, which is working on a Comprehensive Agreement following on ...

For a new order of peace and justice

11 April. Hope for “a new order of peace and justice” which promotes “the globalization of solidarity and fraternity” was expressed by Pope Francis in ...

Archbishop Mamberti to the bishops of Australia

On the occasion of his visit to Australia, at the invitation of Archbishop Denis J. Hart Melbourne, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary for Relations with States ...

The Holy See's concern for Iraq

“The Secretary of State is following the situation of the Christian communities in the Middle East with great concern. The Christian communities are suffering unjustly, ...

The voice of reason is being drowned out

On 23 July Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, gave the ...

Strengthening the framework

The Autorità di Informazione Finanziaria (aif) of the Holy See and the Vatican City State has presented its Annual Report for 2013. The report reviews ...

In defense of the human person

The Holy See considers the Convention against torture a valid instrument in fighting acts which constitute a serious offense against humanity. Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, ...

International solidarity for fighting hunger

On 10 March Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, spoke at the 25th Regular Session of the ...

A key step

Pope Francis named the members of the new structure for the coordination of the economic and administrative matters of the Holy See and Vatican City ...

A war without a military solution

The following is the English text of the address given by Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, head of the Holy See delegation, on Wednesday, 22 January, ...

A dignity to protect

The Committee of the Convention of the Rights of the Child is meeting from 13-31 January in Geneva in its 65th session. The purpose of ...

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