Anti-coup protesters in London. 30 October 2021. Credit: CSW

Closely Monitor, Record Rights Violations in Sudan: Christian Entity to UN, AU, Others

Jan 7, 2022

International and regional bodies including the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU) need to closely monitor the events in Sudan and record cases of violence against protestors since the October 2021 military coup in view of investigating and prosecuting perpetrators, the leadership of the Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) have said.

Logo of the United Nations (UN). Credit: UN

Catholic Bishops in Kenya Urge Government to Support UN Treaty on Business, Human Rights

Oct 25, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya are calling on the government of the East African nation to fully support the revised draft of the United Nations (UN) Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights at the ongoing negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland.

UN Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz / United Nations Human Rights

UN’s Report on Transgender Ideology Cause for Concern for Bishops in Kenya, Ethiopia

Mar 15, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Kenya and Ethiopia have raised concerns over the contents of a United Nations’ (UN) report that seems to advocate for the controversial transgender ideology.

Bishop Luiz Fernando Lisboa of the diocese of Pemba, which is in the region of Cabo Delgado. / ACN

Why Persecution in Mozambique is “an injustice that is crying out to heaven”

May 2, 2020

A Bishop in Mozambique has decried the reigning oppression of people who speak against the increased attacks that mainly target the Church in the southern African country, terming the attacks as “an injustice that is crying out to heaven”.

The Secretary of the Holy See Delegation to the U.N. Geneva, Msgr. Mauro Cionini / Ignatius Takura Mugwagwa/EWTN Deutschland

Vatican Ready for “constructive, respectful dialogue” with Eritrean Government to End Woes

Mar 5, 2020

Delegates of the Holy See have, during the recent 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, Switzerland, called for an amicable solution to the challenges that the Catholic Church in Eritrea is facing and expressed readiness for “a constructive and respectful dialogue” to end the tense relations pitting the government against the Church in the Northeast African country.

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Why the Holy See Won’t Participate in “Nairobi Summit on ICPD25”

Nov 9, 2019

Since October 24, the Holy See, the Vatican-based jurisdiction of the worldwide Catholicism under the Holy Father made it known to the Kenyan Government that it will not be participating in the commemoration of 25 years since the last International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) took place, a three-day event dubbed ICPD25 slated to take place in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi from November 12.