Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Mary Ann Glendon lectures at Harvard University.

Former US ambassador to Holy See to chair new human rights commission

Mary Ann Glendon, former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, will head a new human rights advisory body to the... Read more

Iran, China detain hundreds of Christians

While religious leaders marked the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights this week by saying that more... Read more

Pope Francis at the 2018 World Meeting of Families in Ireland.

Pope Francis: Everyone must help promote human rights

Everyone should, according to his or her specific gifts, fight to protect the fundamental rights of individuals, Pope Francis said... Read more

The United Nations headquarters in New York.

Holy See affirms enduring importance of UN human rights declaration

Seven decades after its proclamation, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still being hailed as “a great triumph achieved... Read more