Posts Tagged ‘John Kerry’

Pope to attend UN Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow

Monday, May 17th, 2021

Pope Francis will attend the UN Convention on Climate Change in Glasgow in November. Pope Francis and John Kerry, U.S. President Joe Biden’s special envoy for climate, met privately in a closed-door meeting, last week at the Vatican. In an interview after the meeting, Kerry said he believes Francis will participate in the UN Framework Read more

Catholic groups write John Kerry to urge US scrutiny of Honduran activist’s death

Friday, March 18th, 2016

At least 25 Catholic groups joined nongovernmental organizations in condemning the murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres, calling for a change in U.S. policy toward assistance in the region. In an open letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the organizations demanded a proper investigation into a crime that has captured international attention Read more

Vatican helps find humanitarian solution to Guantanamo

Friday, December 19th, 2014

The Vatican is ready to help the US as it looks to close Guantanamo Bay prison. The offer came during a meeting on Tuesday, between Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and US Secretary of State, John Kerry, held at the Vatican. The Vatican stood ready to “help find adequate humanitarian solutions through our international contacts”, Read more

US State Department seeks more engagement with faith leaders

Friday, August 9th, 2013

The US State Department will be reaching out more to religious leaders and communities at home and abroad, news reports quoted Secretary of State John Kerry. Kerry announced on Wednesday the creation of a new “Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives” within the State Department. “I want you to go out and engage religious leaders and Read more