United Nations

July 28, 2014

U.N. Agency Criticized for Efforts to Push Abortion on Ireland

The legal adviser for the pro-life group Family & Life, said, ‘There is no such thing as a right to abortion in international human-rights law, whether as an explicit right or as an adjunct to other rights. Any statement to the contrary displays either an ignorance of international human-rights law or a cavalier and manipulative attitude towards genuine human rights.'

June 11, 2014

What Has Happened to the United Nations?

COMMENTARY: The international body is becoming more and more a machine that fashions the language of human rights into a weapon of religious oppression.

May 19, 2014

Archbishop to U.N.: Family Must Be Renewed, Not Broken Down

The head of the Pontifical Council for the Family spoke at the headquarters of the United Nations on the International Day of Families.

May 9, 2014

Pope Calls on U.N. Leaders to Resist Culture of Death

May 5, 2014

U.N. Committee's Unjust Grilling of the Holy See

April 16, 2014

Holy See to Submit Report on Anti-Torture Agreement to U.N. in May

Spokesman Father Federico Lombardi indicated that the report is part of its obligation to the U.N. Convention Against Torture treaty.

April 4, 2014

U.N. Registers Lebanon’s Millionth Syrian Refugee

Reporters embedded in the Middle Eastern country content the unofficial number is much higher.

February 8, 2014

U.N. Committee to Vatican: Change Church Teaching

Catholic experts on how the U.N. operates say this week’s controversial report demonstrates the out-of-control radicalism of the committees that monitor United Nations treaties.

February 7, 2014

The New Rights at the U.N. Are Dead Wrong

COMMENTARY: The current stance of the Committee on the Rights of the Child reflects a worrisome shift in all the developed nations of the world — including the United States.

February 7, 2014

Fr. Lombardi: UN Committee Report Shows Serious Lack of Understanding

December 4, 2012

Palestinian Christians Hail U.N. Resolution

Holy See urges Israelis and Palestinians to work to recognize the legitimate aspirations of both peoples.

November 30, 2012

Pope Highlights U.N. and Catholic Push for AIDS-Free Childhood

As the international community marks World AIDS Day, Catholic groups continue to take a lead role in the global campaign to eradicate infections of unborn children.

May 3, 2012

United Nations Pushes for Abortion Expansion

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls for universal access for girls.

February 21, 2012

Cardinal Responds to U.N.'s Criticism of Africa's Social Policies

November 3, 2011

After the Desert, Breaking Bad Liturgical Habits, Moral Economics 101, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

October 13, 2011

Apostolic Succession, Natural Law, Positive Law, Kinsey, Warlords, Michael Davies, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

September 30, 2011

Palestinian Christians Are Hopeful About Statehood

Mahmoud Abbas asked for sovereignty at the United Nations, and residents back home look to the future.

August 16, 2011

Of Cassocks and Demons, Active Participation, How Aux Bishops are Selected, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

July 28, 2011

Berlin Pope Visit Almost Sold Out, U.N. Campaign of Fear, Turkey Still Anti-Christian, and more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

July 28, 2011

Youth Speak Up for Morality at the U.N.

'Statement of Youth to the U.N. and the World' met with applause at United Nations' General Assembly.

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