The Holy See has distanced itself from a Palestinian draft resolution urging the UN to fly Vatican and Palestinian flags alongside those of member states.
Andrea Gagliarducci asks if South Korea’s thriving Catholic Church can help promote reconciliation with North Korea.
And retired Cardinal Gaudencio Rosales served as an impromptu traffic conductor when a typhoon recently caused a traffic jam on the outskirts of Manila.
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