Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič

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Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič

Vatican diplomat criticizes ‘divisive’ UN Human Rights Council report on Islamophobia

Mar 10, 2021

A Vatican diplomat has said that a UN Human Rights Council report on Islamophobia risks “polarizing the international community.” Read more

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Vatican diplomat: COVID-19 vaccines must be accessible to all

Dec 11, 2020

By Courtney Mares

A Vatican diplomat has called for a coordinated rollout of COVID-19 vaccines which ensures that the poor are not left... Read more

A detail from Timothy P. Schmalz’s sculpture, ‘Angels Unawares.’

Vatican diplomat: Lockdowns revealed ‘glaring contradiction’ in attitudes towards migrants

Nov 26, 2020

Coronavirus lockdowns revealed a “glaring contradiction” in attitudes towards migrants, a Vatican diplomat said Thursday.  Read more

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič.

Vatican diplomat: ‘Pursuit of Truth’ necessary for inter-religious dialogue

Nov 26, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

At an event in Saudi Arabia this week, a Vatican diplomat emphasized the importance of religious freedom and said that “authentic... Read more

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Vatican calls for 'peaceful and just resolution' of Belarus crisis

Sep 21, 2020

By Courtney Mares

After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Belarus’ borders, a Vatican diplomat... Read more

Pope Francis and Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic at Vatican City, Nov. 13, 2015.

Pope Francis might again visit Geneva, nuncio says

Jul 2, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Pope Francis characterized his June 21st day-trip to Geneva as an “ecumenical pilgrimage,” not a political trip, and for this... Read more

Mental health has a spiritual element, Holy See reminds UN

Jun 16, 2017

The Holy See's representative to the United Nations appealed Wednesday to the Human Rights Council to couple psychological treatment with... Read more