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Topic: human rights

Vatican nuncio asks United Nations to establish ‘rule of law’ definition

‘Responsibility to protect’ must be part of ‘rule of law,’ says nuncio

Police release Sri Lankan Catholic activists held under terrorism act

Bishop Rayappu Joseph of Mannar “happy and relieved” after human rights workers are freed

Venezuela’s Catholic leaders urge respect for demonstrators

‘We call for political leaders to engage in sincere dialogue,’ says Caracas auxiliary bishop

There are, we are told, 800 million people for whom the ECHR is the last recourse against tyrannical governments. But does this argument really hold water?

Tyrannical governments, unlike our own, just ignore the ECHR when they don’t like its judgments

The incredible story of pro-life heroine Ruth Pakaluk

Before her death from breast cancer the Catholic mother-of-seven devoted her life to life

Time to stop the Christian exodus from the Middle East, says Vatican

The plight of Christians in the Middle East is threatened by an “extremist current” of “political Islam” and is being ignored by the world, the Pope has said ahead of a new Vatican report