Articles on this issue "diplomat"
'I come as a pilgrim of peace'
Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' address to authorities and the diplomatic corps this morning in Bangui: *** Madam Interim Head of State, Distinguished Authorities, …read more
Below is a reflection of British Ambassador to the Holy See Nigel Baker, entitled 'Nuns, the Church and Society.' Published on April 13th, it is from Ambassador Baker's blog available on the …read more
This morning, Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Fernando Chica Arellano as Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organizations, including the F.A.O., …read more
On Tuesday morning, Pope Francis met with Emma Madigan, the new Irish ambassador to the Holy See as she presented her Letters of Credentials to the Holy Father. Born in 1973, the new Irish …read more
On Friday morning, Pope Francis met with Bruno Nève de Mévergnies, the new Belgian ambassador to the Holy See. Ambassador de Mévergnies presented his Letters of Credentials to the Holy …read more
The youngest ambassador accredited to the Holy See bid farewell to the Eternal City. He's now 40, but arrived at the age of 36. Perhaps it's his youth that made Costa Rica's Fernando Sanchez …read more
Inhis traditionalannual address to the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See Jan. 13,the Pope saidthat fraternity and peace is established first in the family. TheHolyFatherbegan by …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address this morning during an audience in the Sala Regia with the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See. It followed an addressgiven toPope …read more
With Pope Francis and the Vatican very much in the news two recent books by former ambassadors to the Holy See contain some interesting insights into the Church. Tim Fisher was Australia’s …read more
At 12 o’clock today the ceremony of retirement from the office of Secretary of State of H.E. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone took place in the Library of the State Secretariat in the presence of …read more
There is a secret to success for priests, says Benedict XVI, and it is union with Christ. The Pope affirmed this today when he received in audience students from the Pontifical Ecclesiastical …read more
Evangelization and the unity of the Church were the two tasks Benedict XVI emphasized when he received the members of the institution that trains future papal representatives. The Pope …read more
John Paul II thanked the diplomatic corps accredited to the Vatican for the good wishes expressed by representatives on the 25th anniversary of his pontificate. The Pope thanked them today for …read more