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The Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, which houses the meeting room of the UN Human Rights Council.

Holy See to UN: Children should not be ‘collateral victims’ of violence against women

Jul 8, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican reaffirmed the right to life of “children conceived as a result of sexual violence.” 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

Pope Francis on the return flight from his trip to Geneva, Switzerland, June 21, 2018.

Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight press conference from Geneva

Jun 21, 2018

In a June 21 conversation with journalists on the way back from a trip to Geneva, Pope Francis touched on... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Geneva on June 21, 2018.

Pope Francis: The Our Father is a spiritual roadmap

Jun 21, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Lord’s Prayer is the prayer of the Church, confirming a person’s identity as a beloved child of God, and... Read more

Pope Francis boards his flight to Geneva June 21, 2018.

Pope in Geneva: Real ecumenism puts Christ over division

Jun 21, 2018

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis landed in Geneva Thursday for a day-trip aimed at bolstering ecumenical relations, saying that division among Christians comes... Read more

Pope Francis with Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, in Vatican City on December 14, 2017.

Cardinal Koch: Geneva visit a sign of Pope's emphasis on ecumenism

Mar 2, 2018

By Elise Harris

On Friday, the Vatican's point-man on interreligious dialogue said Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Geneva, which will have a largely... Read more

Pope Francis at the Divine Mercy Vigil in St. Peter's Square April 2, 2016.

It's confirmed: Pope Francis is going to Geneva June 21

Mar 2, 2018

By Elise Harris

On Friday, the Vatican confirmed an earlier announcement by the Swiss government that Pope Francis will visit Switzerland in June... Read more