Hi there,

This week Democracy Now! is bringing you live, on-the-ground coverage of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, where you’ll hear the voices and analysis you won’t get anywhere else. In August, we’ll travel to Chicago for the Democratic National Convention. Democracy Now! doesn’t accept corporate advertising or sponsorship revenue, and we don’t take money from any government. That means we’re relying on you. Can you donate $15 to Democracy Now! today to support our RNC and DNC coverage—and so much more? Right now, a generous donor will TRIPLE your gift, which means your $15 donation is worth $45. Please do your part to help us air in-depth, substantive coverage of the conventions and the issues that matter most during the 2024 election cycle. Thank you so much—and remember, every dollar makes a difference.
-Amy Goodman

Non-commercial news needs your support.

We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

Please do your part today.

Donate

See Change: Women’s Groups Challenge Holy See’s Power at UN

Listen
Media Options
Listen

Related

    A two-masted schooner sailed outside the UN headquarters Thursday as activists on board chanted and waved banners to protest the Vatican’s role at a global meeting aimed at improving women’s lives. Led by Catholics for a Free Choice, the group said they believe the Vatican should be classified as a non-governmental organization -an NGO-instead of its current status as a “non-member state permanent observer.”

    Chanting “Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, the Holy See is an NGO”, the ship flew the flag of the campaign called the See Change.

    The campaign has gathered support from activist groups in Latin America and other regions. Here, in the United States Texas Governor George Bush says he opposes changing the Vatican’s Status

    Guest:

    • Frances Kissling, Executive Director of Catholics for Free Choice. Call: 202.986.6093.

    Related link:

    Related Story

    StoryJul 09, 2024“On the Record with Hamas”: Jeremy Scahill Speaks with Hamas About Oct. 7, Ceasefire Talks & Israel
    The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

    Non-commercial news needs your support

    We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
    Please do your part today.
    Make a donation
    Top