Pope Francis on January 7, 2019, addressed the diplomatics accredited by the Holy See on the topic of multilateral diplomacy. Following is the text of the address provided by the Vatican.
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ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS
Monday, 7 January 2019
Your Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
The beginning of a new year allows us to interrupt for a few moments the frenetic pace of our daily activities in order to review the events of past months and to reflect on the challenges facing us in the near future.  I thank you for your numerous presence at this annual gathering,

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