The following article appeared in the March-April 2014 NewsNotes.
Kelly Kundrat, an intern with the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, attended the third annual Civil Society Forum on Sudan and South Sudan, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in January 2014. Following is her report from this gathering.
The following article was published in the March-April 2014 NewsNotes.
In April, two Argentines will travel to Harvard University to talk with students, teachers and administrators about how the university’s investments – two Argentinian timber companies located near the Paraguay border – are harming their communities.
The following article was written by Eben Levey, an intern who is working with the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns this year.
The following article was originally published in the December 2013 issue of El Quetzal, the newsletter of the Guatemala Human Rights Commission-USA. It was reprinted in the March-April 2014 NewsNotes.
The following article was written by Eben Levey, who is spending several months as an intern with the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns (MOGC). Eben and MOGC staff member Susan Gunn traveled to El Salvador as part of a delegation to observe the run-off election on March 9.
This report, published in the January-February 2014 NewsNotes, draws heavily on the November 19 testimony to the U.S. House Sub-Committee on Africa by Bishop Nestor-Desire Nongo Aziagbia of Bossangoa Diocese and vice chair of the Central African Catholic Bishops Conference.
The MOGC is hiring a coordinator for the Faith Economy Ecology program.
The Catholic bishops of Sudan and South Sudan met from January 21-31, 2014 in Juba, and issued this joint pastoral exhortation on their countries' recent violent conflict.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns signed on to this letter to Senate and House leadership on the 2014 Farm Bill.
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined 15 other organizations in signing this letter to President Obama in preparation for the January 25 Geneva summit on Syria.