Author: erin green

Human Rights Day Statement: Defending Civilian Rights in War and Conflict

Every year on the 10th of December the international community observes Human Rights Day, commemorating the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations in 1948. As violent conflicts and war flare around the world, we turn our attention to civilian victims. The human rights of people, especially the poorest and

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Statement for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

As Israel ushers in a dangerous ultra-right wing, ultra-orthodox religious administration, belligerent Israeli settlers, protected by the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), are emboldened to viciously attack, and the sanctity of the holy city of Jerusalem is put in jeopardy. Never have the Palestinian people needed the support and solidarity of the international community more than

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Pope Francis, nonviolence, and the fullness of Pacem in Terris

Theologians, grassroots activists, church officials will gather in Rome, 5-7 December Pax Christi International, along with the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission of the Union of Superiors General/International Union of Superiors General, has invited approximately 75 people, including theologians, church officials, and grassroots activists from around the world, to a conference entitled “Pope

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