The following resources were listed in the July-August 2020 issue of NewsNotes

1. From Pax Christi International, sign a letter to Pope Francis thanking him for prioritizing nonviolence in his work on a just recovery from the COVID-19 crisis:

2. Register for our upcoming webinar, “Climate Change and U.S. Policy” on Thursday, July 9, from 12:30-1:00 p.m. EDT. This webinar is the third in a series of webinars, which is part of our Faithful Voting and Global Concerns project:

3. Check out our series of two-page issue briefs and webinars released as part of our Faithful Voting and Global Concerns project to help educate voters on key global issues in advance of the 2020 U.S. elections:

4. Read an article by journalist Ezra Klein, “Imagining the nonviolent state,” on how the values of nonviolence can be incorporated into society.

5. Read the UN’s statement on racism in the United States:

6. Explore these video resources from the Garrison Institute on “Care for Caregivers,” which include instruction on meditation and mindful movement:

7. Read this article in The Nation about the links between the struggles of African Americans against racism in the U.S. and the war on Africans under the foreign policy of anti-terrorism:

8. Read a report (in Spanish only) on the human rights violations facing Indigenous Peruvians during the pandemic, submitted to the UN by Human Rights and the Environment (DHUMA) of Juli, Peru, an organization of which Sr. Pat Ryan, MM, is president:

9. Read an 8-page backgrounder, “Food First Backgrounder: Farmers and Farmworkers Face the Virus,” a special edition compilation on ways food sovereignty activists see the coronavirus crisis as a pivotal moment for change:

10. Watch the recording of a webinar, “Religious Responsibilities in Confronting Police Brutality,” hosted by Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs:

11. Read a new report from the Institute for Policy Studies, “No Warming No War: How militarism fuels the climate crisis and vice versa:

12. Read a report from Misereor, the German Catholic development organization, called “Global Sovereign Debt Monitor 2020,” on the increasing global debt crisis.

13. Explore a new webpage from the Vera Institute for Justice on justice for immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find new data on detention and COVID-19, deportation, DACA, etc:

14. Read a new document Pope Francis, “Life After the Pandemic,” now available in English:

15. Read an article in the Journal of Moral Theology on the work of the Church for environmental justice since the release of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ five years ago:

16. Read an article by Susan T. Jackson and Christoph Laucht on the real life consequences of using militarized language:

17. Read the latest migration update from the Latin America Working Group (LAWG):

18. Watch a webinar from Churches for Middle East Peace on how U.S. Christians can stand against annexation of the West Bank and for peace and justice in Israel/Palestine:

19. Read the new report by the UN Human Rights Agency on the widespread killings in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte:

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