Articles on this issue "diplomacy"
Below are the reflections of Stephen Townsend,Deputy Head of Mission atBritish Embassy to the Holy See,on 'Diplomatic Uniforms at the Holy See.' Townsend is guest blogger for Ambassador Nigel …read more
"Today’s act of signing this Accord can be defined as a noteworthy manifestation of the beneficial contact of society with religion. It is a significant sign of the fruitful interaction between Church and State"
Cardinal Pietro Parolin and East Timor’s Prime Minister Rui Maria de Araujo on Friday (14th Aug.) siged a mutual collaboration accord dealing with the juridical relationship between the Holy …read more
Cardinal Pietro Parolin Receives Warm Welcome in Country's Capital
Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin was given a joyful welcome upon his arrival to East Timor. The Italian prelate's visit coincides with the 500th anniversary of the …read more
Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin made a formal visit to Jakarta, Indonesia. The Italian prelate is on his way to East Timor to celebrate the 5th centenary of the …read more
Archbishop Paul Gallagher Also Speaks on Iranian Nuclear Agreement and the European Union
From the conflicts in the Middle East, to the Iranian Nuclear Agreement, passing through the crisis in Greece and the renewed talks between the United States and Cuba -- many are the …read more
"More importantly, the Holy See wishes to reiterate its determination to continue to work, through Catholic institutions in the countries and areas affected by Ebola and its international humanitarian network, towards the achievement of 'getting to zero and staying at zero.'”
Below is the Vatican-providedstatement of Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN, at the International Ebola Recovery Conference and …read more
Officially Recognizes Palestine As A State, Promotes Two-State Solution to Conflict
The Holy See has signed a Comprehensive Agreement with the State of Palestine today. The agreement defines the juridical status of the Catholic Church in the country as well as officially …read more
"The accord follows on the Basic Agreement which was signed between the Holy See and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on 15 February 2000 and is the result of the negotiations undertaken by a bilateral working commission over the past number of years."
Below is the Joint Statement on the occasion of the Signature of the Comprehensive Agreement between the Holy See and the State of Palestine which the Vatican released this morning: *** On …read more
The good relations existing between the Holy See and Canada were at the center of discussions today betweenPope Francis and the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, when they met this …read more
Pope Francis met with the president of his native Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, this Sunday afternoon, marking their fifth encounter since the Pope's election. According to a …read more
Just one month before Pope Francis' July 5-13apostolic visit to Latin America, he met today with the president of Chile, with whom he discussed the continent and the challenges it is facing. …read more
Pope Francis will receive in audience thepresident of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin,on Wednesday. The director of the Vatican press office, Father Federico Lombardi, confirmed this …read more
Pope Francis met today with President Klaus Werner Iohannis of Romania, in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. According to a communique by the Holy See Press Office, the meeting took place …read more
This morning, Pope Francis met with the president of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman. According to a statement released today by the Holy See, the discussions,which took place on the 25th …read more
Pope Francis has met with President Sergio Mattarella, marking the first meeting of the Pontiff and the new Italian head of state. According to a communiqué released by the Holy See Press …read more