This unit provides an introduction to the United Nations, various UN bodies and specialized agencies, the UN Charter, and various UN conventions and treaties. The Vatican’s support of, and participation in, the United Nations is discussed, and the common values and principles of Catholic Social Teaching and the United Nations Charter are explored. Included in this unit are prayers and reflections, a fact sheet, discussion questions and three interactive group activities.
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