Articles on this issue "police"
Praises Officers Duty and Discipline at the Risk of Sacrificing Their Lives
"In defending the weak and the law, you will find the truest sense of your service and you will be an example for the country, which needs people to serve with impartiality, generosity and …read more
"The community is indebted to you for the possibility to lead an ordered life, free from the oppression of the violent and the corrupt."
At the Paul VI Audience Hall today, Pope Francis received the families of Italian State Police officers killed or wounded in the line of duty. Here is a translation of the Holy Father's …read more
There are two armed corps in Vatican City State. One is the Swiss Guards, famous for their colourful uniforms. The other is the Vatican Gendarmerie, with the blue uniform. The Gendarmerie, …read more
Pope Francis has reminded Italy's military police corps that their vocation is service. The Pope was speaking in St. Peter's Square after meeting nearly 50,000 members of the Carabinieri who …read more
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Here is a translation of the Pope’s address Monday to directors, officials and agents of Vatican public security. * * * Mr. Head of the Police, Distinguished Gentlemen, Dear Officials and …read more
Pope Francis today expressed his appreciation for Italian security officers who protect the Pope on visits to Italian territory and guard St. Peter’s Square. Addressing workers and agents of …read more
The Catholic Archbishop of Delhi and other Christian leaders were arrested by police in India’s capital city Dec. 11 in what the Cardinal archbishop of Mumbai has called a "disgraceful and …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered today upon receiving the directors and officers of the Police Headquarters in Rome. * * * Illustrious Mr. Quaestor, Illustrious …read more
Here is a translation of the address Benedict XVI delivered today in Italian upon receiving in audience themembers of the General Inspectorate for Public Security in the Vatican for a …read more
Here is the text of the address delivered Monday by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, secretary of the Governorate of Vatican City State, to the 79th General Assembly of Interpol, which is under …read more
Benedict XVI thanked the Carabinieri's Vatican police corps for their "humble and indispensable" service of patrolling St. Peter's Square and its environs. The Pope received the Carabinieri …read more