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Faith-based groups say fighting created humanitarian crisis in Yemen

AMMAN, Jordan  -- Catholic and other faith-based aid groups are urging an end to fighting in Yemen, where three years of war have created...

Speakers decry detention for vulnerable migrant, refugee children

Catholic News Service UNITED NATIONS -- Migration is not a crime and vulnerable migrant and refugee children should not be detained as if they were...

To fight hunger and forced migration, end war, arms trade, pope...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — It makes no sense to lament the problems of hunger and forced migration if one is unwilling to address...

Vatican calls any nuclear threat against North Korea ‘deplorable’

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The Holy See ratified and signed the new U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and the high-level...

Have you heard? A U.N. treaty, backed by Vatican and U.S....

Catholic News Service The passage of a United Nations treaty banning the possession of nuclear weapons comes at a time when the majority of world’s...

U.N. must help limit weapons of mass destruction, Vatican diplomat says

  UNITED NATIONS — Citing the words of Pope Francis, the Vatican’s permanent observer to the United Nations said it is necessary to boost cooperation...

Pope: U.S., North Korea need diplomatic solution to escalating tensions

Catholic News Service ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM CAIRO — A diplomatic solution must be found to the escalating tension between North Korea and the...

Vatican’s U.N. nuncio urges action on poverty beyond economics

UNITED NATIONS — Saying poverty is the greatest challenge facing humanity, the Vatican's permanent observer to the United Nations called on nations to seek...

U.N. Refugee Olympic team: A victory cheer for all refugees

Catholic News Service RIO DE JANEIRO — Glued to the improvised screen set up on the patio of the Caritas house, the refugees yelled and...

Commentary: Pope Francis spoke truth to Congress and United Nations

As the first pope in history to address a joint meeting of Congress, Pope Francis, defended the human right of masses of oppressed and...

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