World AIDS Day Prayer Vigil
Sign up for one-hour of prayer on World AIDS Day, December 1.
Catholics Urge Pres. Biden to be Climate Leader
More than 4,000 U.S. Catholics and nine national Catholic organizations signed the following letter to Pres. Joe Biden asking for bold leadership at the upcoming UN Climate Talks (COP27). The Catholic Climate Covenant delivered the letter on Oct. 27, 2022.
Korea Could Be Place for U.S. China Cooperation
The international peace group Women Cross DMZ point to peacebuilding diplomacy on the Korean peninsula as a much-needed opportunity for U.S.-China cooperation.
Food Crisis Demands Food Justice
Caritas Internationalis released the following statement on World Food, Oct. 16, urging the global community to address “food injustice” stemming from a disregard for those most overlooked in society.
Second Round of Elections in Brazil Splits Church
High tensions in the runup to the runoff elections held on October 30th spilled over into the Church and pulpit in Brazil as Jair Bolsonaro courted the Catholic vote.
Faith Community Responds to Russian Nuclear Threats
Groups urge leaders to seek diplomatic solution to war, reject nuclear weapons, and support nonviolent resistance.
Repression Anew in El Salvador
Returned Maryknoll lay missioner Gigi Gruenke writes about the devastating stories she heard about life under the state of exception in El Salvador during her visit there this past August.
Haiti: Alternatives to Sending Troops
Experts on social justice in Haiti offer six alternatives to international military intervention as the struggling Caribbean nation sinks deeper into economic and political crisis.
Haiti Update from a Maryknoll Missioner
Maryknoll lay missioner Jill Foster writes from Haiti about the deteriorating living conditions as the Caribbean country struggles with growing gang violence and organized crime.
New Film about Laudato Si'
Fr. John Sivalon, MM, Professor of Religion at University of Scranton, describes the new YouTube Original documentary “The Letter” as a message to each of us for collective, transformative action on climate change.
Putting the Needs of the Poor First at COP 27
The annual UN Climate Change Convention, which in years past yielded the Paris Climate Accords and Kyoto Protocol, will be held in Egypt. We hope for a human-centered approach that takes into account the marginalized.
Press Statement: Catholic Groups Call for Biden to Reject Nuclear War
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns sent a letter, signed by 29 national Catholic organizations, to President Joe Biden urging him to pursue diplomacy and dialogue to avoid nuclear war with Russia and to rid the world of nuclear weapons