Archivi tag: human

AMERICA/COLOMBIA – Human rights violations have intensified in Chocò and western Antioquia instead of decreasing

Santa Fe de Antioquia – “Unfortunately, the cry of the communities has not been heard and, consequently, the violations of human rights and international humanitarian law have intensified instead of decreasing, therefore only a global humanitarian action will be able to respond to the scourges that occur in the Chocó department and in western Antioquia”.… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/UGANDA – Against human trafficking and abuse: Comboni missionary sisters help street children

Kampala – “Girls between 10 and 15 years of age are crammed into a tin hut, where they even 30 or 40 sleep”, says Sister Fernanda Cristinelli about the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking. “The poverty in this part of Uganda is so high that many families allow themselves to be persuaded to entrust their… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/VENEZUELA – “Justice and Peace” demands respect for the work of human rights defenders

Caracas – The “Justice and Peace” Commission of the Bishops’ Conference of Venezuela denounced in a declaration, signed by its President, His Exc. Mgr. Roberto Lückert Leon, the arbitrary detention of three human rights defenders: Javier Tarazona, José Rafael Tarazona and Omar De Dios García. Since July they have been detained, as is known to… Leggi tutto »

AMERICA/DOMINICAN REP. – “Walking together, not only on the level of faith, but also on a human level”: National pastoral meeting

Santo Domingo – Responding to the fundamental needs of the Church and society: this was the objective of the XXXIX National Pastoral Meeting, which the Dominican Episcopal Conference , through its National Pastoral Institute , held on Friday, October 8, in the Archdiocesan House of María de la Altagracia. According to the statement from CED… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/LEBANON – Maronite bishops: “satisfaction” for the new government, anguish for the “human hemorrhage” of young people fleeing the Country

Beirut – In the “worrying” condition in which Lebanon finds itself, the “absolute priority” is to try to stop the flight of young people who leave the country, a real “human hemorrhage” that deprives the nation of its more vital and creative forces. This is the alarm raised by the bishops of the Maronite Church,… Leggi tutto »