We are one humanity interconnected with all matter on a tiny planet within a vast, expansive universe. We are challenged now to act quickly to rescue Earth and its inhabitants from destruction and extinction.
In almost every community in every country where Maryknoll missioners live and work, water is of urgent concern. With many other people of faith and good will, we are searching for a deeper understanding of our “sister” water and are calling for a more just distribution of water for all creation and its peoples.
Maryknoll leadership endorsed this statement in June 2004.
The following statement was published in 2003, as the U.S. grew closer to military action against Iraq. Updated versions were published in 2005 and 2008.