September 26, 2020

Pope to UN: Rethink the Future of Our Common Home

Pope Francis calls for reforms, multilateralism, cooperation and respect for human dignity in his video message to the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

The pandemic has shown us that we cannot live without one another, or worse still, pitted against one another. The United Nations was established to bring nations together, to be a bridge between peoples. Let us make good use of this institution in order to transform the challenge that lies before us into an opportunity to build together, once more, the future we all desire. —Pope Francis
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The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin also addressed the General Assembly via a video message on Monday, 21 September.

Read the article and watch the video in Vatican News
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