Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Silvano Tomasi’

Catholic church seeks to stop US-North Korea conflict

Monday, August 14th, 2017

The Vatican’s former representative to the United Nations says Pope Francis is closely following the situation between the United States and North Korea. The two countries are trading insults, with North Korea threatening to send four missiles into the sea off Guam, as a response to President Donald Trump’s escalating rhetoric. “The only way forth Read more

Vatican grilled by UN anti-torture panel over abuse

Friday, May 9th, 2014

The Vatican has faced intense questioning about child sexual abuse before a United Nations committee that oversees a convention against torture. On May 5 in Geneva, the Vatican’s handling of the global clerical sex abuse scandal was compared with torture. If it does fit the definition of torture, any failure to investigate clergy and their superiors Read more