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Post-colonial lesson plans for our common home

March 4, 2020
Louise Bitz

Development and Peace’s Catholic Schools Programs Officer recounts why and how she created lesson plans aimed at deepening relationships in our common home.

Lenten Weekly Reflection for March 1, First Sunday of Lent

February 27, 2020
Luke Stocking, Deputy Director of Public Engagement, Ontario and Atlantic Regions
Amazon, Peru
Gospel: Matthew 4: 1-11

Ecological conversion and the challenge of the temptation in the desert

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What is social justice and how to pursue it?

February 20, 2020

On the World Day of Social Justice, Development and Peace staff and members share their reflections on the significance of the term.

Nepal: Four years after the 2015 earthquakes

April 25, 2019
Nepal: Four years after the 2015 earthquakes

Four years ago, on April 25th, 2015, Nepal was struck by a massive earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale. That event was followed by several...

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17 April: International Day of Peasant Struggles

April 17, 2019

On April 17, the International Day of Peasant Struggles, it seems important to emphasize that the demand for social justice also means...

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Share the Journey, one step at a time!

April 15, 2019
Share the Journey walk

This fall, we launched the Share the Journey campaign and invited Canadians to walk in solidarity with the 68.5 million forced migrants around the world. Many of you answered the call and our collective actions are adding up!

Development and Peace pays tribute to longtime collaborator Sally O'Neill

April 11, 2019

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada adds its voice to those mourning the tragic death of Sally O’Neill, our close collaborator and Honduran consultant, killed on April 7, 2019 in a road accident in Guatemala. Sally was former head of Latin American programs for Trocaire, Development and Peace’s Irish sister agency, with whom she worked for 37 years before retiring in 2015.