United Nations

He received the award during United Nations Day celebrations in Nairobi on Oct. 24.
Catholic News Service October 29, 2019
The treaty emerged from member states frustrated with the slow pace of nuclear disarmament.
Women casts their votes in 2017 at a polling station in Crostwitz, Germany. (CNS photo/Matthias Rietschel, Reuters) )
Kevin Clarke October 25, 2019
The good news is that “trends in women’s empowerment are heading in the right direction globally. Some 59 countries recorded significant progress since the first edition while only one country (Yemen) experienced major deterioration.”
Isabelle Senechal, Ryan Di Corpo September 27, 2019
The European Union and representatives from seven countries denounced the worldwide persecution of Christians on Sept. 27 at the United Nations.
Nathan Schneider September 24, 2019
The phrase always seems to come at the end of a sentence—change the world, period. Change the world how?
Stephen Gilbert, left, and his father-in-law sit in front of their flooded property on Sept. 20 in the Mauriceville, Texas, area. Floodwaters are starting to recede in most of the Houston area after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas. Imelda will likely be Southeast Texas’ fifth 500-year flood event in as many years. ( Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
The pope said that the nations of the world have a duty to fight against climate change, adding that despite a weak response so far, a “window of opportunity is still open.”