- Dec 11, 2019
Speaking about the urgency of protecting children in global affairs, the Vatican foreign minister told the United Nations on Monday that the Catholic Church “is committed” to addressing the “heinous scourge of sexual abuse.”
When I recently told a FedEx employee that I needed to ship something to Vatican City State, his puzzled response was, “What country is that in?”
When it comes to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, American Evangelicals and the Vatican simply aren’t on the same page.
In anticipation of World Down Syndrome Day, the Holy See organized a panel discussion at the UN about the threats to individuals with Down Syndrome.
Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Vatican Secretary for Relations with States, spoke before celebrating Mass on the opening night of a Dec. 11-13 conference organized by the Forum of Catholic-inspired NGOs, titled “Promoters of Humanity in a Transforming World.”
Pope Francis is known for his outreach to forgotten corners of the world, but that doesn’t mean this son of Italian immigrants has forgotten about Europe. At a major Vatican conference opening today on the future of the Old Continent, the pontiff is expected to dole out encouragement and support for the cause of unity — as well, perhaps, as a little bit of old-fashioned scolding.