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The Vatican and the United Nations aren’t always in agreement, but one of the topics on which they do agree is opposition to the legalization of drugs. Last Tuesday the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), an independent quasi-judicial body that oversees the implementation of the conventions of the Unite...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Pope Francis yesterday telephoned outgoing Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta, Italian media reports. Sources quoted by ANSA news agency said the conversation was “particularly affectionate” …read more
EUlegislation which will allow for the transfer of prisoners without their consent is expected to be implemented by member states by the end of 2014. The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas …read more
Cardinal-designate Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster and British Prime Minister David Cameron have exchanged differences of opinion over the government’s policy of welfare cuts. At a …read more
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the outgoing president of India's conference of bishops (CBCI), has issued the following pastoral letteron behalf of the country's Catholic bishops. The letter …read more
Here is the text of testimony given this week by Archbishop Francis Chullikatt, the Holy See's permanent observer to the United Nations, before theUS House of Representatives Committee on …read more