Introducing the VIVAT International Newsletter No. 76!
The first story is about the 67th Conference of the United Nations Department of Public Information/NGO taking place in New York from August 22nd to 23rd, 2018 under the theme: “We the Peoples…Together Finding Global Solutions for Global Problems (p. 2).
The following pages cover the stories from the grassroots. The first is about land reform for peace and democracy in Burundi as reported by Jean Paul Pezzi, MCCJ, who just visited the country recently (pp. 3-4).
It is followed by a summary report by Sr. Rani on the activities done by sisters Adorers of Blood of Christ (ASC) to celebrate the seasons of creation (p. 5).
From Mozambique Br. Thaddeus Nyamba, SVD has a story on promoting a peaceful election prior to the parliamentary elections in the country (p. 6), and Fr. Dario Bossi and companions share with us their continuing advocacy work of “Churches and Mining Network” in Latin America (p. 7).
Sr. Rosina Joseph, SSpS from India shares with us an experience on advocacy program for domestic workers and their children (p. 8).
Paola Moggi’s article on the role of catholic Radio Network in Sudan and South Sudan in promoting peace in those two countries is also included in this edition (pp. 9-10).
From Hokeng, Indonesia, Sr. Margaretha Ada, SSpS writes about the SSpS sisters’ efforts to put the last and marginalized at the center of their ministry and mission (p. 11).
This edition ends with the 9th part of introducing Sustainable Development Goals 8.