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Message of the Holy Father Pope Francis on the Situation in Northern Iraq
8/7/2014

Pope Francis appeals for peace and an urgent end to the current humanitarian crisis in northern Iraq.

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis to Prof. Klaus Schwab
1/22/2014

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis

to Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum

Davos-Klosters (Switzerland), January 22-25, 2014.

On the Christian Notion of Charity
9/5/2013

ON THE CHRISTIAN NOTION OF CHARITY

Thoughts for the International Day of Charity

Day of Prayer and Fasting for Syria
9/4/2013

Pope Francis Proclaims September 7 Day of Prayer and Fasting For Peace in Syria, the Middle East, and Throughout the World


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Visit of His Eminence Pietro Cardinal Parolin

Secretary of State of His Holiness Pope Francis

To the United Nations – September, 2014 

Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza,

Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on

“Peace and Security Challenges facing Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”

New York, 30 July 2015


Intervention of the Holy See

Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Final Draft, Post-2015 Development Agenda

Follow-up and Review

New York, 24 July 2015


Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza,

Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on

“The situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question”

New York, 23 July 2015


Intervention of the Holy See

Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

General Statement on the Final Draft, Post-2015 Development Agenda

New York, 20 July  2015


Intervention of the Holy See to the UN

6th Session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing

General Discussion, Agenda Item (4): 

“Existing international framework on the human rights of older persons

and identification of existing gaps at the international level”

New York, 16 July 2015 


 Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN,

Head of Delegation of the Holy See to the

Third International Conference on Financing for Development

Addis Ababa, July 15, 2015


Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza
Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN,
at International Ebola Recovery Conference and Technical Consultation
New York, 9-10 July 2015


UNICEF House, 30 June 2015
Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson,
President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace


Presentation by His Eminence Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson
LAUDATO SI’: Presentation in the ECOSOC Chamber
New York, 30 June 2015


Statement by His Eminence Cardinal Peter K. A. Turkson
President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
High Level Event on Climate Change 
New York, 29 June 2015


Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza
Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations
Intergovernmental Negotiations on the Post-2015 Development Agenda
General Statement on the Zero Draft, Post-2015 Development Agenda
New York, 22 June  2015 


Permanent Observer of the Holy See
Statement after Adoption of Draft Resolution A/69/L.75
“International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict”
New York, 19 June 2015


Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza,
Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN
United Nations Security Council Open Debate
on “Children and Armed Conflict”
New York, 18 June 2015


Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza
Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See
Intergovernmental Negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda
Follow up and Review of the post-2015 Development Agenda
New York, 19 May, 2015


The Holy See on the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and

Head of Delegation to the ninth review conference of 

the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

From Nuclear Deterrence to Disarmament: Evolving Catholic Perspectives

A Conference at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

New York City, 7 May 2015


Permanent Representative of the Holy See 
to the United Nations in New York
At the Ninth Review Conference of the
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
New York, 29 April 2015


Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza
Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations
Security Council Open Debate on 
“The role of youth in countering violent extremism and promoting peace”
New York, 23 April 2015


Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza
Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See
Intergovernmental Negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda
Relationship between Financing for Development
and the Post-2015 Development Agenda
New York, April 23, 2015


Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza
Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN
United Nations Security Council Open Debate on
“Middle East, including the Palestinian Question”
New York, 21 April 2015


Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations
At the Conference on
The Persecution of Christians Globally:
A Threat to International Peace and Security”
United Nations, New York, 17 April 2015

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations
48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development:
“Realizing the future we want: 
Integrating population issues into sustainable development, 
including in the post-2015 development agenda”
New York, 16 April 2015


Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN
United Nations Security Council Open Debate on
“Women Peace Security”
New York, 15 April 2015


Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations
at the Conference on
“Nuclear Weapons and the Moral Compass”
United Nations, New York, 9 April 2015

Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN

United Nations Security Council Open Debate on

“The victims of attacks and abuses 

on ethnic or religious grounds in the Middle East”

New York, 27 March 2015


Remarks of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

at the Consultation on

“The Relevance of Interreligious and Inter-Civilizational Dialogue

to the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals”

United Nations, New York, March 27, 2015


Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN
United Nations Security Council 
Open Debate on “Children in Armed Conflict”
New York, 25 March 2015


Remarks of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

At the Conference on “Defending Human Dignity in Reproductive Health:

Exposing the Dangers of Assisted Reproductive Technologies 

and Highlighting Successful Infertility Treatment 

Using the Billings Ovulation Method”

United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium 

New York, March 19, 2015


Opening Remarks of Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at the Conference “Pope Francis’ Second Anniversary as Pontiff: His Transformation of the Church”

American Bible Society, 

New York, 19 March 2015


Remarks of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

At the Conference on “Women Promoting Human Dignity”

Economic and Social Council Chamber, United Nations

New York, March 18, 2015


Statement of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

59th Session of the Commission on Status of Women

New York, 13 March 2015


Remarks of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

at a Panel discussion:

The Family As Agent for Women's Equality 

and Human Rights:

Fulfilling the Promises of Beijing Defending Human 

Dignity in Reproductive Health

United Nations, New York, March 13, 2015


Remarks of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Anza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

at a Conference-Rally:

Young and Courageous, Because Life Can’t Wait: 

Lila Rose in Person
United Nations, New York, March 12, 2015


Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN,
at the special event “Responding to the Needs of the Young 
and those living in Poverty: 
A Salesian Multi-dimensional Response”
New York, 5 March 2015

Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN
Economic and Social Council 
53rd Session of the Commission for Social Development
Agenda Item 3 (a): 
Rethinking and strengthening social development 
in the contemporary world
New York, 10 February 2015

Statement by H.E. Archbishop Bernardino Auza

Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See
69th Session of the
United Nations General Assembly
Means of Implementation
for a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda
New York, February 9, 2015


Intervention of H.E. Archbishop Bernardito Auza

Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations

at the Special Event of the General Assembly entitled 

“World Interfaith Harmony: 

Multi-religious Partnership for Sustainable Development”

New York, February 6, 2015


at the Security Council Open Debate on
Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict:
Protection challenges and needs faced by women and girls
in armed conflict and post-conflict settings.
New York, 30 January 2015



August 2014 Crisis In Iraq


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