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Pope Francis addresses international diplomats to the Holy See on Jan. 9, 2023, in the Vatican's Blessing Hall. | Vatican Media

To Counter "third world war," Pope Francis Proposes "truth, solidarity, and freedom"

Jan 9, 2023

The global community is engaged in a “third world war” marked by heightened fear, conflict, and risk of nuclear violence, but a recommitment to “truth, justice, solidarity, and freedom” can provide a pathway to peace, Pope Francis told international diplomats Monday.

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See St Charles de Foucauld as Model of Holiness: Pope Francis to Future Vatican Diplomats

Jun 9, 2022

The pope was speaking to members of the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy.

Pope Francis meets with diplomats accredited to the Holy See at the Vatican’s Hall of Blessings, Jan. 10, 2022. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Laments "cancel culture" in Annual Address to Diplomats

Jan 10, 2022

The pope was giving his annual “state of the world” address.

Pope Francis received the credential letters of seven new ambassadors to the Holy See on Dec. 17, 2021. Vatican Media

Vaccine Access a Matter of Justice: Pope Francis

Dec 17, 2021

The pope told new ambassadors that the ongoing pandemic is a reminder that “we are a global community where one person’s problems are the problems of all.”

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New Nuncio to Benin, Togo Consecrated a Bishop

Apr 27, 2021

The episcopal consecration of Archbishop Mark Miles, who was appointed apostolic nuncio to Benin and Togo earlier this year, was held in Gibraltar on Sunday.