The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns released the following statement on the political crisis in Bolivia on November 27, 2019.
Dan Moriarty, an MOGC staff member and returned Maryknoll Lay Missioner who lived in Bolivia for 17 years, examines the political crisis and ways to restore democracy and protect indigenous rights in Bolivia.
Returned Maryknoll Lay Missioner Dan Moriarty reflects on the importance of inclusion and encounter in our church and society.
Maryknoll Father Stephen Judd reflects on restoring relationships during the season of Lent.
Maryknoll Father Paul Masson shares a story about a parish in Bolivia that is answering God's call to be a prophetic community.
The following reflection, written by Chloe Schwabe, faith-economy-ecology program director, is the last in our year-long series of opening articles in NewsNotes that examine the teachings of Pope Francis in Laudato Si’.
Dan Moriarty is a returned Maryknoll Lay Missioner who now coordinates the Maryknoll Bolivia Immersion Program.
In February, voters in Bolivia rejected a ballot measure that would have allowed President Evo Morales to run for president for a third term. Maryknoll Fr. Gene Toland, director of the Maryknoll Center in Cochabamba, Bolivia, wrote the following reflection on this historic vote..
Bolivia's decision to go ahead with a controversial highway and other projects represents a contradiction within the government of Evo Morales that advocates for a greener economy on the international stage while continuing to depend on environmentally destructive ventures nationally.
Recent Bolivian presidential and legislative elections showed the consolidation of the political power of the charismatic indigenous leader Evo Morales and his Movimiento a socialismo (Movement to Socialism, MAS) party in electing him to serve an unprecedented third term with a resounding 61 percent of the popular vote.
Latin American nations have had strong negative reactions to Israel’s Operation Protective Edge, the term used for its recent military operation against Hamas, threatening to set back Israeli-Latin America relations that had been growing in recent years.
The following article, prepared by Dan Moriarty, Jason Obergfell and Sr. Leila Mattingly, MM, all of whom live and work in Cochabamba, Bolivia, appeared in the November-December 2013 issue of NewsNotes.
The following petition, posted to Change.org, was prepared by former Maryknoll lay missioner Maggie Fogarty, who served with her family in Bolivia.
Dan Moriarty writes this week's scripture reflection; Dan is a former lay missioner who now coordinates the Maryknoll Bolivia Immersion Program.