Pope Who as Cardinal Urged Protest of UN's "New World Order" Accepts Invite to UN

Writing in the Italian newspaper Avvenire in 2000, Ratzinger denounced the UN vision of a "new world order." He specifically condemned the philosophy coming from UN conferences and the Millennium Summit which "proposes strategies to reduce the number of guests at the table of humanity, so that the presumed happiness [we] have attained will not be affected."