A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Friday, July 02, 2004

UN Opens Wider Door to Holy See

From the Vatican Information Service:

"Yesterday, at the United Nations headquarters in New York, the General Assembly adopted a Resolution, submitted as a presidential text, on the participation by the Holy See in the work of the U.N. The Holy See's role as a pernanent observer now includes all the same rights and privileges as other observers and it will be easier for it to participate in U.N. sessions without a vote. The Holy See no longer has to ask permission to participate in debates, it has a right of reply, the right to circulate documents and to raise points of order."