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The work of an ambassador is a work of small steps, of little things, but which always seeks to make peace, bringing the hearts of peoples closer, and sowing fraternity among the nations. Pope Francis said these words this morning in the Vatican as he received in audience more than a dozen new ambassadors on the ...read more
Articles from section "Vatican Diplomacy and International Relations"
Bishop Oscar Cantú of Las Cruces, New Mexico, chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomed the announcement by President …read more
On Wednesday, after the announcement that the United States and Cuba would be pursuing reconciliation, Cuba’s episcopal conference published a statement thanking God “on the eve of Christmas” …read more
The US government has just announced today that it will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba and open an embassy in Havana. The Vatican Secretariat of State released the following statement …read more
The new Canadian ambassador to the Holy See met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday. Dennis Savoie presented his letter of credentials, after beginning a four-year term in October; the …read more
As the U.S. government contemplates how to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center, the Holy See has expressed its commitment to help find humanitarian solutions for its current …read more