We urge Congress to dramatically cut the level of spending allocated for weapons and war in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget far below President Biden’s request of $813 billion and to instead invest that money in programs that serve human needs.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined over 100 civil society organizations in calling on the Biden administration to take all available additional steps to end the Title 42 policy and mitigate its continuing harms.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined a coalition of over 100 other civil society organizations in sending the following letter to the Biden administration in advance of the Summit of the Americas meeting in Los Angeles in June 2022, explaining the coalition's priorities for advancing just and humane migration policy.
The May 9 elections in the Philippines brought to power two leaders with family ties to human rights abusers.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns laments the preliminary injunction issued by Judge Robert Summerhays of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana that will temporarily halt the Biden administration’s effort to end Title 42 expulsions at the border.
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We know it is possible for U.S. politicians and the movements they lead to overcome their differences and work together for an end to this unacceptable slaughter of human lives.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined a coalition of organizations in sending the following letter to President Biden urging him not to use the Defense Production Act to subsidize mining for renewable energy.
As part of the Catholic Cares Coalition, the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined other Catholic organizations in sending the following letter to Congressional leadership urging them to prioritize funding for global access to COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and treatments.
In April, Susan Gunn, Director of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, joined a group of Christian leaders in sending the following letter to the House of Representatives urging them to support a bill in support of Palestinian children’s rights.
Over 1000 Catholic sisters sent a letter to President Biden urging him to fulfill his commitment to end expulsions of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Title 42 health order by May 23.
On May 4, over 1200 Catholic sisters sent a letter to President Biden urging him to follow through on his commitment to end Title 42 on May 23. Maryknoll sisters were among the signatories.