50th anniversary

50th anniversary of Populorum Progressio celebrated with launch of Jubilee video series

Populorum Progressio

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada is proud to launch the first in a series of 10 videos that chronicles our organization’s 50-year journey on the anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s influential encyclical.

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How sweet it is!

March 17, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

Although Mother Nature was not really on our side on this cold Saturday of March 11th, those who were willing to brave the raging Siberian weather to make it out to our urban sugar shack held near Development and Peace...

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Everything is connected: Together, we can save our Common Home

March 17, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

“Everything is connected” was the central theme of two events organized as part of the celebrations of the Jubilee Year, held at the Centre St-Pierre in Montreal: a public forum on Thursday, March 9th...

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50th Anniversary Festivities in the Diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil

February 2, 2017
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

I wasn’t able to attend the beautiful celebration on January 21st where the quilt patch of the diocese of Saint-Jean Longueuil was unveiled, so I asked my fundraising colleague, François Gschwind, to say a few words about it.

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The Jubilee shines under the sun of Ecuador!

December 6, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer

It was with great pleasure that I received this story from my colleague Normand Comte, Program Officer in the International Programs Department. He just returned from Quito, the capital of Ecuador, where a continental meeting of partners was held...

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Love your neighbour!

October 27, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Courtepointe  dans le diocèse de Trois-Rivières

It was with a lot of pride that I witnessed, on Wednesday October 16, the application of this principle in Ste-Geneviève de Batiscan, in the diocese of Trois-Rivières.

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Life is good in Quebec!

October 27, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
Cuisines collectives de Ste-Geneviève

It is with this cry from the heart that Maria Inostroza, a native of Chile, shared the experience of the visit that she and six other women from the Collective Kitchens made to Peru.

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Solidarity at the Heart of Development and Peace’s Commitment

Solidarity at the Heart of Devp Commitment

In one year from today, Development and Peace – Caritas Canada will celebrate 50 years of solidarity with the poorest and most vulnerable people in the countries of the Global South.

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Long live Development and Peace!

August 18, 2016
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Suzanne Slobodian, Jubilee Campaign Coordinating Officer
50th anniversary of Development and Peace

It is with these words that Jean-Denis Lampron, President of the National Council of Development and Peace, kicked off the activities of the 50th anniversary of Development and Peace last Saturday night, August 13th.