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Topic: United Nations

Priest in Central African Republic hopeful of foreign help after archbishop’s appeal to UN

International community urged to help set up election body and investigate alleged crimes against humanity

Despite dangers, Church will always assist world’s refugees, says prelate

Papal nuncio to the UN tells panel Church has helped “refugees for centuries and will always do it”

Pope calls for prayers for Lampedusa victims

Pope asks faithful in St Peter’s to pray for African boat victims

Pope calls for international cooperation to improve migrant conditions

Francis calls for “a spirit of profound solidarity and compassion” in dealing with migrants around the world

Bishop hopes international pressure will ease suffering of Congolese people

Fighting between government and rebels has left many ‘suffering from lack of food, shelter and clothes’, says Bishop Willy Ngumbi Ngengele

Vatican’s UN nuncio: Strikes on Syria will cause humanitarian disaster

Archbishop Francis A Chullikatt urges a “cessation, not an escalation of violence” in war-torn country

UN asks Vatican to account for every abuse allegation it has received

UN committee that monitors compliance with a children’s rights convention points to ‘list of issues’

Vatican officials decry global persecution of Christians

More than 100,000 Christians killed each year, says Archbishop Silvano Tomasi

Turkey to set up refugee camp for Christians near Syrian border

Camp to be built near monastery in Turkish town of Midyat

Ban Ki-moon praises Pope Francis after meeting

UN Secretary General describes Pontiff as “a man of peace and purpose”