commemorate the canonization of Mother Teresa
In commemoration of her canonization by Pope Francis on September 4 in the Vatican, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See, together with ADF International, are hosting three events to provide the opportunity to focus on the legacy of her words, witness, and life.
Holy See Mission holds Conference describing its work at the UN
On July 27, more than 100 bishops, priests and faithful from the Province of Bohol, Philippines, gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City to learn about the role of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See at the United Nations.
Holy See event seeks to combat roots of trafficking children
Experts called for greater awareness and stronger policies to combat the roots of human trafficking among children and youth at a July 13 event at the UN sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See in collaboration with the NGO Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons, the Salesians Missions, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, and ECPAT-USA.
Conference on the Importance of Motherhood and Fatherhood
On Wednesday, June 1, from 3-5 pm at the United Nations, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See will be hosting a special conference on the importance of fatherhood and motherhood for the integral development of men, women, children and society.
Victims and Experts Unite to Defend Persecuted Christians at Holy See UN Event
Survivors, advocates of those persecuted by violent extremists because of religious belief and experts on genocide united on April 28 at an event entitled "Defending Religious Freedom and Other Human Rights: Stopping Mass Atrocities Against Christians and Other Believers," sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN at the Economic and Social Chamber of the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on April 28.
Defending Religious Freedom and Other Human Rights: Stopping Mass Atrocities Against Christians and Other Believers
On April 28, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the UN, together with co-sponsors CitizensGo, MasLibres and In Defense of Christians, will be hosting a side-event dedicated to defending the right to religious freedom.
Holy See hosts event on ending human trafficking by 2030
On April 7, more than 500 attendees and 20 speakers gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York for a major conference the Holy See Mission convened on the theme of “Ending Human Trafficking by 2030: The Role of Global Partnerships in Eradicating Modern Slavery."
Holy See Mission sponsors event promoting greater visibility of migrants
At an April 12 event sponsored by the Mission of the Holy See to the UN entitled “Migration, Population and the 2030 Agenda” experts on immigration said migrants and refugees need greater visibility because many times they fall through the cracks and fail to be counted.
Holy See Side Event focuses on sexual violence against women in conflict situations
On March 22, those who care for victims of rape and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Iraq shared stories of the horrors sexual violence women endure in regions of conflict and urged the international community for assistance at a side event hosted by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York during the Commission on the Status of Women.
Holy See Event Promotes Holistic Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
New technologies in sexual and reproductive healthcare give women greater access to choose holistic and affordable options to manage an array of medical issues, including fertility, according to women’s healthcare professionals at a UN event.
Introductory Statement At The Event of the Permanent Observer Mission co-sponsored by the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations (IJCIC) entitled: Nostra Aetate, Accomplishment and the Next 50 Years: Catholic-Jewish Relations as a Paradigm for Dialogue, Cooperation and the Pursuit of Peace
Papal Nuncio Explains the Church's Mission at the UN to Dunwoodie Seminarians
Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, addressed more than 100 seminarians from St. Joseph's Seminary of Yonkers, NY, during their Aug. 27 visit to the United Nations headquarters.