June 2011 – The Holy See in Dialogue with the Committee on the Rights of the Child

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This article views the Holy See’s relationship to the Committee on the Rights of the Child in light of the Holy See’s moral and spiritual mission to the world. ¬†The interpretation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) as it pertains to the teachings and activities of the Holy See is discussed in detail. Moreover, in addition to reviewing¬†the Reports of the Holy See, the article proposes a way of understanding the CRC that is in keeping with the original intention of the Member States that ratified the treaty, the Holy See’s teachings, and the truth about the dignity of the human person within the family.

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