United Nations

The need for universal health care coverage was a major topic at the World Health Assembly meeting.
Catholic News Service March 13, 2018
"Women are selling their bodies to the Blue Helmets out of desperation," said Bishop Juan Aguirre Munoz of Bangassou.
An injured child receives medical attention after a bombing March 4 in Douma, Syria. Cardinal Mario Zenari, the apostolic nuncio in Syria, said "I have never seen so much violence as in Syria." In remarks March 9, he likened the situation to the 1994 Rwandan genocide. (CNS photo/Mohammed Badra, EPA)
People in and around Afrin are facing the warplanes, tanks, artillery and other heavy weapons of NATO’s second-largest standing army, Turkey.
Children play in a double-fenced playground area outside the T. Don Hutto "Family Residential Facility" in Taylor, Texas. Migration is not a crime and vulnerable migrant and refugee children should not be detained as if they were criminals, speakers said at a U.N. program Feb 21 in New York City. (CNS photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
U.N. agencies estimate more than 65 million people are currently stateless or forcibly displaced from their countries and 51 percent of them are children.
A globe and a Ferris Wheel stand in the forest near Bonn, Germany, on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The UN Climate Conference takes place in Bonn, Germany till Nov. 17, 2017. (Rainer Jensen/dpa via AP)
Scientists say new figures show global carbon emissions will reach a record high in 2017.
Pope Francis greets Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations and leader of The Elders, during a private audience at the Vatican on Nov. 6. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
Pope Francis met with Kofi Annan, the former U.N. secretary-general, and former Irish President Mary Robinson to discuss shared concerns about peace, human rights and climate change.