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An anti-war pope confronts a world in turmoil
Global Crises

An anti-war pope confronts a world in turmoil

Christmas has come again, but peace remains elusive

With China, the Pope isn't just virtue signaling
Asia-Pacific

With China, the Pope isn't just virtue signaling

The Vatican is wielding diplomacy now in the toughest of places. What's next?

Diplomacy Watch: Breaking down the pope’s peace ‘mission’
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Diplomacy Watch: Breaking down the pope’s peace ‘mission’

Is the Holy See working on a secret plan to end the war in Ukraine?

Diplomacy Watch: Calls for negotiations grow as Russia threatens nuclear use
Europe

Diplomacy Watch: Calls for negotiations grow as Russia threatens nuclear use

More and more Western power players are calling for talks with Moscow despite dim prospects for peace.

Diplomacy Watch: Is AMLO’s peace plan really that ridiculous?
Asia-Pacific

Diplomacy Watch: Is AMLO’s peace plan really that ridiculous?

Despite issues, Mexico’s proposal to end the war in Ukraine deserves more serious engagement than it’s gotten so far.

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Europe

When God’s diplomat meets a hellish war

The Pope has faced a ton of criticism for his stances toward Ukraine. But could his neutral approach help end the brutal conflict?