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Pope John Paul II and the Challenges of Papal Diplomacy: Anthology (1978-2003)

Pope John Paul II and the Challenges of Papal Diplomacy: Anthology (1978-2003)  edited by André Dupuy, is a compendium of the Holy Father’s statements on diplomacy, culled from over 25 years of his pontificate, and include documents addressed to Heads of State, Heads of Government, Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Ambassadors, the Diplomatic Corps and various International Organizations. This book is a must for all those interested in ecclesiastical diplomacy. $29.95 + $4.95 for shipping and handling.

 

Words That Matter

One volume collection, nearly 800 pages long, that covers topics that go from the right to religious freedom to socialdevelopment, from the right to peace to the right to life, from the rights of women and children to the rights of refugees. Words That Matter is a work that is meant for experts in international law, a text for diplomats to consult, and worth purchasing for anyone who wishes to better know the Holy See's position on certain international questions. In one volume, this handy reference contains speeches given by Holy See delegations before international organizations and during international conferences and meetings that took place over a period of 30 years, from 1970 to 2000.

There are 1,310 documents. Additionally, a CD-ROM published with the book contains the complete text of the majority of the speeches cited in the sources! $29.95 + $4.95 for shipping and handling.

Children in Armed Conflict

Everyone's responsibility contained in this latest work of the Path to Peace Foundation and the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations are the proceedings of the Symposium held at the U.N. headquarters in New York on 5 June 2001. The Symposium was sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the U.N. and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict of the U.N.. "Children in Armed Conflict" is a must for anyone looking for information on the crisis of child soldiers and praying for solutions to end this scar on our world's children.

46 pages. ($10.00 + $1.95 for shipping and handling.


Refugees: A Challenge to Solidarity

Published by the Center for Migration Studies. The work documents the proceedings of a 9-10 March 1993 Round-Table on Refugees sponsored by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations and the Path to Peace Foundation. Round-table participants included eminent personalities from the United Nations Organization, Governments, and Non-Governmental Organizations -- such as secular, Christian, Jewish and Muslim Agencies -- to share their reflections and experiences regarding the tragic phenomena of refugees. Includes the text of the 1992 document by the same name issued by the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum" and the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant Peoples, Vatican City.

341 pages. ($12.95 + $1.95 for shipping and handling)

The Holy See and Children

The Participation of the Holy See at the World Summit for Children Published by the Path to Peace Foundation. The work catalogues the speeches, messages, and interventions of the Holy See during its participation at the World Summit for Children, held at United Nations Headquarters, New York, 29-30 September 1990. Included in the book are the Initial Report of the Holy See on the Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Message of Pope John Paul II to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, and the Letter of Pope John Paul II to Children during the Year of the Family.

93 pages. 30 photographs. Please designate English, French or Spanish. ($10.00 each + $1.95 for shipping and handling)

The Visit of His Holiness Pope John Paul II
to the United Nations

Published by the Path to Peace Foundation. This book documents, in text and in photographs, the chronicle of events and addresses offered during the visit of Pope John Paul II to the United Nations in October 1995. The work features: a detailed chronicle of each portion of the Holy Father's historic visit to Headquarters, his greeting by children from the United Nations School, the full text of his General Assembly Address as well as his remarks to the United Nations Secretariat . The work also includes the Ceremony of Blessing and Dedication of the Offices of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations and the Path to Peace Foundation by the Holy Father on 7 October 1995.

80 pages. 42 color photographs. ($20.00 + $1.95 for shipping and handling)

The United Nations: A Family of Nations?

Published by the Path to Peace Foundation and the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations. This work documents the proceedings of the Seminar on the 1995 Address of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to the United Nations Organizations. The event, held on 8 May 1996 in the Trusteeship Council Chambers at U.N. Headquarters, New York, came about as a result of the sustained interest among many delegations and U.N. agencies in the months following the Holy Father's 5 October 1995 visit to Headquarters, on the occasion of its Fiftieth Anniversary. Presenters included Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali (Secretary-General), His Eminence John Cardinal O'Connor (Archbishop of New York), Archbishop Jean-Louis Tauran (Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See), Prof. Diogo Freitas do Amaral (President of the General Assembly), His Serene Highness Prince Hans-Adam II (Reigning Prince of the Principality of Liechtenstein), Mr. Alvaro de Soto (Assistant Secretary-General, U.N. Dept. of Political Affairs), Mr. Algirdas Saudargas (Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Lithuania), Prof. Maurice Glelé (Member of the Constitutional Court of Benin), Dr. Mary Ann Glendon (Learned Hand Professor of Law, Harvard University), Ambassador Francesco Paolo Fulci (Permanent Representative of Italy to the U.N., Seminar Chairman) and Archbishop Renato R. Martino (Apostolic Nuncio, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations).

96 pages. 25 color photographs. ($20.00 + $1.95 for shipping and handling)

Serving the Human Family

The Holy See at the Major United Nations Conferences is complied by the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See to the United Nations and the Path to Peace Foundation, New York City.

An Invaluable Reference Book!

Serving the Human Family is the ONLY single compilation containing ALL the texts related to the Holy See's participation at the Major U.N. Conferences of the Decade:

The World Summit for Children (New York)

The U.N. Conference on Environment and Development (Rio de Janeiro)

The World Conference on Human Rights (Vienna)

The World Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (Bridgetown, Barbados)

The World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction (Yokohama)

The International Conference on Population and Development (Cairo)

The World Summit for Social Development (Copenhagen)

The Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing)

The U.N. Conference on Human Settlements (Istanbul)

The World Food Summit (Rome)

Plus:

An extensive APPENDIX of important documents related to the themes of the Conferences.

A thorough INDEX serving as a guide to the systematic reading of this volume.

960 pages. ($29.95 + $4.95 for shipping and handling)

On Earth, Peace!

A Musical Commemoration of the 5 October 1995 visit of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to the United Nations" by internationally acclaimed classical guitarist Piero Bonaguri. A project of the Path to Peace Foundation, in conjunction with Compagnia delle Opere and Associazione Voluntari per il Servizio Internazionale (A.V.S.I.). Music of Bach, Prez, Narvaez, Tansman, Molino, Cappelli, Villa-Lobos, Rodrigo, Sainz de la Maza, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Lopez and Albeniz. Andres Segovia has said of Mr. Bonaguri: "His name will soon figure amongst the best guitarists of our time."

($9.95 compact disk + $1.95 for shipping and handling)