Bishop Emeritus Marc Stenger and Sister Wamũyũ Wachira, the two Pax Christi International Co-Presidents, as well as our Secretary General Martha Inés Romero, attended the 75th Anniversary of Pax Christi Germany. It was a very inspiring moment of reflection about the history, current work and contextual challenges, and the future of the peace movement. The
Indigenous and peasant communities from Guatemala were accompanied by Pax Christi International Associate Member CONFREGUA in the workshop ‘Defending the Land from Extractive Industries’. The event allowed Indigenous communities to meet and to reflect on ILO Convention 169 and their rights to be consulted about corporate and government interests in their territories and resources.
Our Secretary General Martha Inés Romero presented a greeting on behalf of Pax Christi International at the event ‘Peace among peoples 60 years after Pacem in Terris’, the encyclical of His Holiness John XXIII. Joining her as speakers were the President of Pax Christi Italy, Bishop Giovanni Ricchiuti, and (virtually) Marie Dennis, Senior Director of