|12/15/2013 2:12:00 PM|
UN helps world's poor
Catholic News Service
Pope Paul VI makes a special appeal for world peace in 1965 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. "No more war, war never again," he declared to the General Assembly.
To the Catholic Sentinel:
Partnerships for Global Progress was the theme for this year’s UN Day celebration, the organization’s 68th anniversary. Each American president has asked citizens to reflect upon the importance of the United Nations to our national interest.
The UN is behind eight global objectives aimed at improving the lives of the world’s poorest.
The objectives also embody basic human rights — the rights of each person to health, education, shelter and security.
Sister Eileen Golby
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