Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Bernardito Auza’

Spain’s bishops accused of ‘complicity’ in sexual abuse of minors

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
Spain's bishops

Spain’s bishops have been accused of “complicity” in the “sexual violence” committed against children by a leading member of the country’s government. The accusation has further damaged already strained Church-State relations. “Too many times in our country, the Catholic Church has been complicit in covering up sexual violence. This must stop,” said Ione Belarra, Spain’s Read more

Women, peacemaking and conflict prevention

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Women’s voices must be integrated into all aspects of conflict prevention, peacekeeping and post-conflict operations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza says. Auza is the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in New York. Read more              

Down’s syndrome abortions: genocide Archbishop tells UN

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Aborting a child because it has Down’s syndrome violates human rights and can be considered genocide. “Here at the United Nations (UN) there is much sincere talk and normally passionate action to fight against unjust discrimination,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Vatican nuncio to the United Nations. He pointed to a double standard when he appeared Read more

One in nine of us lacks basic food

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

There are now 108 million people suffering from hunger and 800 million without basic food, says Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations (UN). Auza was speaking during a UN Committee debate on “Agricultural Development, Food Security and Nutrition”. Quoting Pope Francis, he told the Committee the solution can Read more