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A joint, seven-page appeal, signed on the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, was presented to Pope Francis ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference set to begin Oct. 31 in Glasgow.
In addition to racial discrimination, Archbishop Gallagher also noted that religious discrimination and persecution remains a serious problem throughout the world.
The Holy See’s statement was a response to a report by the special rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences.
A Church official, who asked not to be named as he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly on the matter, said that while the letter lacked “teeth,” it signaled frustration among activists seeking to advance abortion and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) issues through international institutions.
The statement, which goes beyond the capacities of the U.N. experts, has the hallmarks of an attempt to undermine Catholic doctrine by using the sex abuse scandals.
The UNFPA partners with China, and Rep. Roy alleged that the organization is complicit in China’s population control program where women have reportedly endured forced abortions and sterilizations.
The resolution highlights the increasing threats to culturally and spiritually significant sites by terrorists and militias, who have at times destroyed religious property and illicitly trafficked artifacts
The new initiative is jointly sponsored by Pope Francis’ Global Compact on Education and by Mission 4.7, an advisory group that promotes the education target of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Pro-life advocates at the United Nations warn that, as during previous Democratic administrations, a Biden presidency would work aggressively to advance the abortion lobby’s international goals.