Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
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Resources

Find resources on World AIDS Day 2020, Pope Francis' Fratelli Tutti, post-election materials, and much more. The following resources were published in the November-December 2020 issue of NewsNotes

1) World AIDS Day is December 1. Sign up for a slot during our World AIDS Day 24-hour prayer vigil: https://maryknollogc.org/aids-day-vigil

2) Find resources on election security on our website: http://bit.ly/MOGCElectSec

3) Explore our 6-page study guide for Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, in English and Spanish: http://bit.ly/FTstudyguideMOGC

4) Pray this rosary prayer from the Vatican’s COVID-19 Commission on health and recovery from the pandemic: http://bit.ly/COVRosV

5) The Vatican Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development offers "To Heal the World," a free PDF/e-book of Pope Francis’ weekly catechesis on the pandemic in August and September with questions for parish group discussion and reflection: https://bit.ly/2TjxrzR

6) Explore this new report from UN AIDS, “Rights in a Pandemic: Lockdowns, Rights, and Lessons from HIV in the Early Response to COVID-19:” http://bit.ly/UNAIDSCov

7) Read this article (in Spanish) on Pope Francis’s Fratelli Tutti from REPAM, the Pan-Amazon Ecclesial Network: https://bit.ly/3jtsoqR

8) Read about a statement by SECAM, the union of Bishops in Africa, on their reaction to Fratelli Tuttihttps://bit.ly/3okp0SR

9) Join Columban missionaries from around the world for a podcast mini-series about the beauty of biodiversity and the threats it faces, called "Jubilee for the Earth." Each episode will explore biodiversity and a related issue like economic justice, peace, migration, and other themes of Catholic Social Teaching: https://columbancenter.org/JubileePodcast

10) “Advancing Nonviolence and Just Peace in the Church and the World,” a volume of essays compiled by the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative and Pax Christi International, is now available: https://bit.ly/35yWbd8

11) Sign this petition from Churches for Middle East Peace, a coalition of which MOGC is a member, expressing your opposition to annexation of large portions of the West Bank by Israel: https://bit.ly/37zHXLr

12) Read this report by the World Bank, “Poverty and Shared Prosperity,” on global poverty trendshttps://bit.ly/2TlomGM

13) Listen to these podcasts by the Vatican COVID-19 Commission on various issues related to recovery from the global pandemic crisis: https://bit.ly/31ySDX6

14)  Watch this webinar on Tuesday, November 10, at 12 p.m. EST on how the U.S. elections will affect Palestine by Churches for Middle East Peace and the Foundation for Middle East Peace. Register here: https://bit.ly/3kq8kam

15) Read “Journeying Toward Care of Our Common Home,” the Vatican’s “how-to” guide for Catholic institutions implementing the ideas of Laudato Si’:  http://bit.ly/LSHowTo
 
16)  Watch this short video, Faith Speaks to UN, featuring faith leaders celebrating the 75th anniversary of the UN and calling for structural reform: https://bit.ly/2TAtJBZ

17) Watch this video, “A Hopeful Message from the Future,” about what a future could look like if we succeed in addressing the great challenges of our time, especially climate change:  https://bit.ly/3otmLNt

18) Explore this interactive timeline from UN Women, “20 Years of Peace and Security Milestones:”  https://bit.ly/3miclhz

19) Pope Francis’ planned gathering on building a sustainable economy, “Economy of Francesco,” has been moved to a virtual format and will be hosted November 19-21: https://francescoeconomy.org/

20) Watch a webinar, “Democracy Defense: Advice from Activists Around the World,” organized by Nonviolence International and partner organizations:   https://bit.ly/2HSFD7K