Archbishop Auza Calls for Protection of Children in Conflicts
“Protecting children today prevents conflicts tomorrow,” according to Archbishop Bernardito Auza Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See.
His comments came July 9, 2018, during the United Nations Security Council Open Debate in New York.
“Children are the ones who suffer most from every war and conflict,” Archbishop Auza said. “For the children already trapped in armed conflict, it is never too late to act to save and rehabilitate them.”
The archbishop listed three areas for improvement in helping children in conflict area:
“First, the grave responsibility to act in the face of attacks against children, such as reducing them to child