Honduras continues to experience the highest levels of violence in the world with 92 deaths per 100,000 people (compared to a global average of 6.9 per 100,000). Sadly, members of the Honduran police and military not only have been unable to decrease it, but are often themselves perpetrators of the violence.
On April 2, the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) passed with an overwhelming number of United Nations’ member states voting in its favor (154), including the United States.
The following pastoral letter was published by the Zimbabwean Catholic bishops in March 2013 as the country prepares for a new round of national elections.
Br. Dave Andrews, CSC, who has worked for years on food justice issues, spoke to the participants at the 2013 Ecumenical Advocacy Days gathering.
The following article is reprinted from the Trial of Efrain Rios Montt and Mauricio Rodriguez Sanchez website.
In the last few years, Ecuador has experienced a disturbing increase in government, police and military crackdowns on peaceful protests held against the exploitation of natural resources.
Pax Christi International (PXI) Secretary General José Henríquez writes the following letter at the close of PXI's Lenten campaign in support of the people of Syria.
The following report onthe February 2013 meeting of the UN Commission on Social Development was written by Sr. Elizabeth (Claris) Zwareva, MM, who represents Maryknoll at the UN.
A few select resources for study and reflection.
Shareholder advocacy calling on corporations to be accountable for their GHG emissions and to take steps to address climate change continues.
To adequately address the climate crisis, a vast global mobilization is needed to urgently and radically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
As the EU seeks ways to reform the Emissions Trading System, and the U.S. considers implementing a similar system, it is important to identify the failures of market-based solutions to climate change.