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Apr 2016

“Human Sexuality … Is Not an ‘Identity'” GENEVA, MARCH 24, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Here is the address Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, permanent representative of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, delivered Tuesday at the 16th Session of the Human Rights Council on “sexual orientation.” * * * Mr. President, The Holy See takes this opportunity to affirm the inherent dignity and worth of all human beings, and to condemn all violence that is targeted against people because of their sexual feelings and thoughts, or sexual behaviors. We......

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21
Apr 2016

The Holy See appreciates the attempts made in the statement on human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity –presented at the UN General Assembly on 18 December 2008- to condemn all forms of violence against homosexual persons as well as urge States to take necessary measures to put an end to all criminal penalties against them. At the same time, the Holy See notes that the wording of this statement goes well beyond the abovementioned and shared intent. In particular, the categories ‘sexual orientation’ and ‘gender identity’, used in the text, find......

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21
Apr 2016

“Strive to be Instruments of a New Evangelization” WASHINGTON, D.C., OCT. 2, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is the text of the Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, Archbishop of the Military Services, U.S.A delivered at the 60th Annual Red Mass in Washington, D.C. on Sunday. * * * The author A.J. Cronin told the story of a district nurse he knew during the time he practiced medicine. She covered a ten-mile district by herself, was extremely capable and generous with her time. She was patient and cheerful. Her salary was insignificant and late one night after a particularly......

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Apr 2016

“There can be no question that the laws which govern a nation must be founded upon right reason NAIROBI, Kenya, SEPT. 12, 2012 (Zenit.org).- Here is the text of an address Cardinal Raymond Burke, prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, gave Aug. 27 at Strathmore University in Nairobi. His talk was titled “Law at the Service of Justice and Truth.” * * * Introduction It is a pleasure for me to speak to the Law School of Strathmore University. I express my deepest gratitude to Dr. Luis Franceschi, Dean of the Law School,......

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