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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
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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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New coalition to strengthen relations with Indigenous peoples

New coalition to strengthen relations with Indigenous peoples
Development and Peace—Caritas is proud to become part of a new coalition, composed of six catholic organizations, whose goal is to foster relations with Indigenous Peoples.
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Toward the Future, United in Faith and Trust

It is with deep gratitude that the members of the National Council of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace receive the pastoral letter...

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In Honduras, the CEHPRODEC calls for solidarity with the threatened Lenca people of Marcala

February 11, 2016
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Mary Durran, Latin America Programs Officer

Two months after the COP 21 climate talks in Paris, where countries agreed to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, in the German city of Bonn, the G8 nations are pressed to increase their contributions to the Green Climate Fund in order to finance mitigation and adaptation projects in the particularly vulnerable nations of the Global South.

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Promoting the economic independence of women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 8, 2016
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Khoudia Ndiaye, Communication Officer

The exclusion of women has a very real cost. Even so they are the people who suffer most from poverty in today’s world. They endure many injustices and their voices are too rarely heard. In Africa, women are the backbone of societies and represent the strength of the continent.