Convention on the Rights of the Child

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12-year-old twins from the old city of Homs stand near garbage outside a dilapidated building.

Global progress for children is stalled by war, Holy See tells UN

Oct 19, 2016

Progress for the world’s children has left out the young victims of war, conflict, and poverty, the Holy See has... Read more

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Vatican spurns UN child committee's call for changes to canon law

Sep 30, 2014

The Holy See has rejected the United Nations' Committtee on the Rights of the Child's call for changes to canon... Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

UN versus Holy See on human sexuality, gender theory

Feb 6, 2014

More than an indictment of the Church’s handling of child sex abuse, the report of the U.N. child rights committee... Read more