The main attraction at this year’s UN General Assembly was always going to be Putin, and the main topic for debate Syria and the refugee crisis. But the warm-up for yesterday’s great confab of nations – the three-day development conference that took place last week – deserves to be more than a footnote. It comes just once every 15 years, and revealed plenty about the UN’s long-term approach to fixing global problems – and how exactly it can go wrong.
'You are the family who traveled from Buenos Aires? You are crazy'
The future of the Catholic Church in the US requires 'valuing the immense contribution which women, lay and religious, have made and continue to make to the life of our communities,' he said
The Pope is staying in an apartment in Manhattan during his visit to the United States