We know that as a consequence of transgressions and negligence, 1.2 million people die each year on the roadsWatercooler Stories Jun 20, 2007
We know that as a consequence of transgressions and negligence, 1.2 million people die each year on the roadsVatican considers: How would Moses drive? Jun 19, 2007
The sum of the bonds purchased will go directly to the most needy populations and in particular to the large scale vaccination of under-fivesPope to buy 'vaccination bond' Nov 07, 2006
The Holy See is always ready, as it has been through the ages, to offer its good offices for peace and mediation when requested. I have no doubt that, if asked, (mediation) will not be refusedCardinal: Vatican ready to mediate in Iraq Apr 17, 2004
Renato Raffaele Martino (born 23 November 1932) is an Italian Cardinal Deacon and President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. He is notable for representing the Holy See in the United Nations.
Born in Salerno, Martino was ordained as a priest in 1957. He holds a doctorate in Canon law and is fluent in Italian, English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
After finishing his studies, Martino entered the Vatican's diplomatic service in 1962, serving in Nicaragua, the Philippines, Lebanon, Canada, and Brazil.