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Paraguay, VIVAT Workshop 2014

From August 4-8, 2014, ninety-one representatives of VIVAT International from Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Chile met in Pikyry, Paraguay for a VIVAT International Workshop. In the workshop, there were several presentations by local resource persons: [read…]

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The Reality of Illegal Mining

Illegal mining affects several countries of the Amazon region. Deforestation, pollution of water and air, affecting biodiversity, human trafficking and labor exploitation are some of the common problems of Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Ecuador and Bolivia [read…]

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Dialogue on Life and Mining

Open letter from religious and lay stewards of the goods of creation in Latin America. We are religious and lay men and women from Latin America moved by the critical situation of our peoples vis-à-vis the extractive industry—they are impacted day after day by the destruction of Creation, by the indiscriminate exploitation of common goods, and by the repression and exclusion that causes social conflicts, infringes human rights, and destroys vital ecosystems. [read…]

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Choose Life!

FIRST SSPS INTERNATIONAL JPIC SEMINAR           STEYL, OCTOBER 1-21, 2012  We, the fifty-three Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit including the Congregational Leadership Team, participated in the First International Justice, Peace and Integrity of [read…]