September 15, 2014

Vatican and Vietnam Continue to Strengthen Diplomatic Ties

The fifth round of talks of the Vietnam-Holy See Joint Working Group was held Sept. 10-11 in Hanoi.

August 13, 2014

Latest Papal and Holy See Statements on Persecution in Iraq

January 14, 2014

Fraternity and Dialogue Aid in Fostering Peace, Pope Tells Diplomats

The Holy Father met Jan. 12 with the 180 ambassadors accredited to the Holy See.

November 21, 2013

Apprehension Over Plans to Relocate U.S. Embassy

October 23, 2013

Pope Francis Greets Trailblazing Parliamentary Group

March 22, 2013

Pope Francis's Address to Diplomatic Corps - Full Text

The Holy Father underlines his role as bridge builder with God and between people.

August 16, 2012

Nuncio: Pope's German Critics Harm Themselves More than Benedict

October 19, 2011

Pope Benedict Names Archbishop Carlo Viganò U.S. Nuncio

Successor to Archbishop Pietro Sambi has a doctorate in both canon law and civil law.

May 10, 2011

Benedict XVI Makes Two Key Vatican Appointments

March 22, 2011

What the Vatican Thinks About Libya

As the Pope prays for peace, diplomatic sources size up the increasingly complex situation.

January 10, 2011

Pope's Annual Survey of the World - Full Text

Religion does not represent a problem for society, nor is it a source of discord or conflict, Benedict XVI reiterates to diplomats