Archbishop Bernardito Auza

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US Secretary of State Michael Mike Pompeo addresses press at the UN, December 2018.

U.S. withholds funding from UN population fund for third year

Jul 17, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States will not contribute the expected $32.5 million to the agency.  Read more

Pope Francis with Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Holy See's Permanent Observer to the United Nations, at the Vatican Dec. 14, 2017.

Holy See tells UN a 'right to abortion' defies moral, legal standards

Apr 8, 2019

By Courtney Mares

The Holy See’s representative to the United Nations told the UN Commission on Population and Development that insistence upon a... Read more

Syrian refugees on the Syria/Turkey border.

Holy See hopes UN migration agreement will defend human dignity

Jul 16, 2018

The Vatican’s representative at the United Nations expressed hope that a new UN agreement on best practices for international migration... Read more