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In solidarity with the Palestinian people

November 29, 2018
In solidarity with the Palestinian people

The Gaza strip is affected by a severe humanitarian crisis caused by a 10-year Israeli economic embargo, three successive wars and a drastic reduction in US aid.

Land speculation by pension funds is leading to human rights violations and eco-destruction in Brazil

A report produced in collaboration with some of Development and Peace – Caritas Canada’s partners in Brazil uncovers how foreign investments and...

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Réjouissons-nous de Saint Oscar Romero, martyr de la justice sociale

Ces mots sur une vieille affiche, « Oscar Romero est mort, un martyr. Réjouissons-nous. » On y voit une image de l’homme et la date de son...

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Let us rejoice Saint Oscar Romero, a martyr for social justice

Saint Oscar Romero, a martyr for social justice

The words on the old poster say, “Oscar Romero is dead, a martyr, Rejoice.” There is also a drawing of the man along with the date...

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Cardinal Pedro Barreto: “All social actors must come together to save the planet”

Cardinal Pedro Barreto

Cardinal Pedro Barreto Jimeno Ricardo, Archbishop of Huancayo, Peru, is a member of the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, whose...

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Leaders of Catholic development agencies react to IPCC report and call for urgent climate action

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a special report that warns that urgent action...

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Honduras: the dirty politics of clean energy

August 1, 2018
by 
Mary Durran, Latin America Programs Officer
Honduras: the dirty politics of clean energy

Development and Peace has been working for 20 years now in partnership with Caritas Choluteca in southern Honduras.  Our current collaboration with this diocesan Caritas seeks to empower local communities to defend...

Latin American bishops make urgent call for an ecological conversion in new pastoral exhortation

ecological conversion in new pastoral exhortation

The Bishops’ conference of Latin America and the Caribbean (CELAM) has released a pastoral exhortation entitled "Missionary Disciples Custodians of...

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Development and Peace’s partner PAX shares in Nobel Peace Prize as a leading member of ICAN

ICAN ban nuclear weapons 2017

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for the crucial role the coalition played in the adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the...

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Development and Peace pays tribute to one of Canada’s leading advocates for social justice

William F. Ryan, was a Jesuit priest

William F. Ryan, was a Jesuit priest, a Harvard-trained economist and one of the leading influences on the post-Vatican II church in Canada. He was founding director of several important church-based organizations...

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