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Pope Francis and UNESCO’s Audrey Azoulay at Rome’s Pontifical Lateran University, Oct. 7, 2021.

Pope Francis to UNESCO: ‘The Gospel is the most humanizing message known to history’

Nov 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The pope was marking the UN agency’s 75th anniversary. Read more

Oura Church in Nagasaki, Japan.

Once hidden, the history of Japanese Christianity gains UN recognition

Jul 3, 2018

Places of major importance for Japanese Christianity, including the Nagasaki basilica commemorating 26 Catholic martyrs, have been selected as UNESCO... Read more

Pope Francis lauds Middle East effort to save local art, culture

Dec 5, 2016

Pope Francis endorsed a recent conference dedicated to the conservation and restoration of art and heritage within the Middle East,... Read more