Vatican diplomat calls on U.N. to pursue peace in world's trouble spots

Posted September 26, 2017 8:57 pm by Editor

Vatican diplomat calls on U.N. to pursue peace in world's trouble spots

UNITED NATIONS – A Vatican official called on the world’s governments to strive more actively to prevent wars, protect human dignity and the environment and work toward a nuclear-free world.

During an address to the United Nations General Assembly Sept. 25, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Vatican foreign minister, also described the right to life and freedom of religion as pillars of peace and development, allowing human rights to flow from them.
He addressed the drug trade, trafficking in persons and the importance of protecting innocent people from violence and war in his wide-ranging speech that echoed numerous concerns raised by Pope Francis during

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