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Catholics Confront Global Povertycalls on Catholics to defend the life and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world.
Bishop Pates has written National Security Advisor Rice
to raise the urge concerns of the bishops of Iraq and urge humanitarian
assistance for Christians and other religious minorities there.
Returning from a solidarity trip to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, Bishop Pates recently wrote to Secretary Kerry to emphasize the need for integral development in the region over militarized assistance. He also raised concerns over trade policy and the extractive mining in those countries.
"The New Evangelization calls on every baptized person to
be a peacemaker."
- Pope Francis
The Office of International Justice & Peace is part of the Department of Justice, Peace and Human
The Office assists the bishops in advancing the social mission of the Church, especially in its advocacy for policies that advance justice, defend human dignity and protect poor and vulnerable communities around the world.
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