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Papal Diplomacy
28 listopada 2013

Diplomacy: pivotal to the resolution of conflicts

Diplomacy: pivotal to the resolution of conflicts

Pope John Paul II reminded United Nation delegates that their organization truly serves „as a center of effective mediation for the resolution of conflicts”. Such a mission enhances the quality of international life, not simply by providing a reliable mechanism for dispute settlement, but: by fostering values, attitudes and concrete initiatives of solidarity”. As a […]

25 października 2013

Diplomacy: called to endorse the rights of nations

Diplomacy: called to endorse the rights of nations

The United Nations Charter, the Pope said, is testament to the organization’s commitment to defend every nation and culture from injust and violent aggression. Certainly, World War II yielded staggering violations of the rights of nations, often stemming from: lethal doctrines which argued the inferiority of some nations and cultures. By contrast, history is replete with […]

25 września 2013

Diplomacy: engaged in the responsible use of freedom

Diplomacy: engaged in the responsible use of freedom

Use of freedom A purpose of diplomacy is to recognize the practical consequences of a determination to live on behalf of freedom. That life, the Pope urged the United Nations, necessitates a response which pertains to the dimensions of “the spiritual growth of humanity and to the moral vitally of nation”. Freedom possesses a distinct […]

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