United Nations

UN chief lauds pope’s strong voice on world issues

António Guterres will discuss climate change, refugees, nuclear disarmament, and religious freedom with the pontiff.

The Vatican won’t participate in Nairobi summit focusing on “reproductive rights”

Several African bishops had warned that the meeting would be “against life.”

Franciscan Brother Mokaya Tabichi: The United Nation’s “Person of the Year”

Brother Tabichi is the first African to ever earn this distinguished award.

The Nativity Trailer

Photo of the Day: December 19, 2017

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi could face genocide charges

Nobel Peace laureate could be found guilty for failing to stop attacks against Rohingya

How the Vatican works at the UN

Since 1964, the Holy See has had permanent observer status.

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See launches campaign to raise awareness of girl trafficking

Social media campaign coincides with UN International Day of the Girl.

Former UN official claims humanitarian aid is simply not working anymore

“The humanitarian system was not designed to address the types of complex conflicts that are happening at present”

Jesuit Refugee Services urges governments to protect migrant children on Universal Children’s Day

Pope Francis reminded the world that "children are the first among those to pay the heavy toll of emigration."

Panel looks at ways to help put the poor in charge of their own destiny

Vatican foundation takes up Pope Francis' UN challenge

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