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Early morning in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Vatican urges countries to accept refugees from Afghanistan

A Vatican diplomat challenged nations to “move from declaration to action.” Read more

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

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

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

UN experts’ letter to Vatican has ‘no real teeth,’ says Church official

The letter accused the Holy See of engaging in “obstructive practices” related to abuse. Read more

The meeting room of the United Nations Human Rights Council, in the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Statement by UN ‘experts’ seeks to discredit the Holy See

The statement by a group of U.N. experts will ‘give the Holy See a pie in the face.’ Read more

United Nations Offices in Geneva, Switzerland, home of the UNHRC.

Addition of Cuba, China, Russia to UN Human Rights Council draws criticism

A human rights group in Cuba criticized the election of China, Cuba, and Russia to the UN Human Rights Council,... Read more