VIVAT Workshop in Nigeria

June 2, 2017

From May 1-5, VIVAT Workshop was held in Lagos, Nigeria. Around 60 members participated and adopted following statement. STATEMENT FROM VIVAT INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP NIGERIA “THAT ALL MAY LIVE IN DIGNITY” At the end of the [read…]

Paraguay, VIVAT Workshop 2014

December 15, 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…]

VIVAT International, Philippines Workshop 2012

December 15, 2012

Participants to the VIVAT International Workshop-Philippines sign the official report and statement after a four-day workshop held at Saint Arnold Janssen Spirituality Center in Quezon City. In a statement, the group says they renewed their commitment to uphold human rights, seek justice, promote peace, and preserve the integrity of creation. [read…]

Statement of VIVAT Workshop, Philippines 2012

December 3, 2012

Inspired by all the inputs and motivated by the vision and mission of VIVAT International to seek justice, promote peace, and preserve the integrity of creation, we renew our commitment to upholding human rights by working towards the eradication of poverty, restoring the rights of indigenous peoples, preserving creation, upholding sustainable development and working for structural and political change. [read…]

Choose Life!

November 7, 2012

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…]

VIVAT International Indonesia Workshop 2012

October 30, 2012

On September 24–29, 2012 VIVAT International held a workshop for its members in Indonesia and Timor Leste at the Retreat House of Siloam in Kuwu, West Flores – Indonesia. The workshop was attended by 80 [read…]

VIVAT International Workshop- India 2011

January 16, 2012

All the Provinces reported on their JPIC activities. Included in their reports were the following topics: HIV /AIDS treatment, prevention and rehabilitation; Street Children; Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Land alienation and tribal lands; Children; Women; Domestic/Migrant Workers; People affected by leprosy; the Physically and mentally challenged individuals; and Rag Pickers. Additional reports were given on initiatives for income generation, vocational training and the conflicts in the Middle East (Palestinian Rights), Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The reports stressed the importance of networking both with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the governments for the rights of the people. [read…]

Declaration of VIVAT International – D.R. Congo 2011

December 31, 2011

We, members of VIVAT INTERNATIONAL, a Non-Governmental Organization of missionary Congregations, network for the respect of human life and the safekeeping of the environment through lobbying, sharing of information and advocating with the instances where decisions are made, nationally as well as internationally. [read…]

VIVAT International Workshop in Quito, Ecuador 2010

December 14, 2010

En América Latina y el Caribe, observamos que la mayoría de nuestros pueblos viven realidades que impiden que las personas se desarrollen de una manera plena como seres humanos creados a imagen y semejanza de Dios. Existen alianzas entre los gobiernos con empresas transnacionales que buscan su propio lucro en contra del bien común y la integridad de la creación. Observamos que existe una “mafia de redes perversas” en la trata de personas, de armas y de tráfico de drogas, que promueven guerrillas, violencia, inseguridad, muerte, desplazamiento y destrucción sistemática de la naturaleza. [read…]

DECLARACIÓN DE QUITO – Encuentro VIVAT Internacional

November 6, 2010

Los religiosos y religiosas de los diferentes Institutos: Misioneros Combonianos del Corazón de Jesús, Hermanas Misioneras Combonianas, Sociedad del Verbo Divino, Misioneras Siervas del Espíritu Santo, Misioneros Oblatos de María Inmaculada, Hermanitas de la Asunción, Religiosas de la Asunción, provenientes de México, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Cuba, miembros de ” VIVAT Internacional”, Organización No Gubernamental con Estatus Consultivo con el Consejo Económico y Social de las Naciones Unidas (ECOSOC) y Asociado al Departamento de Información Pública (DIP) de las Naciones Unidas, nos hemos reunido en Quito – Ecuador con la finalidad de conocer la visión, objetivos y propósitos de VIVAT International y compartir nuestras experiencias pastorales y otras actividades enfocadas en Justicia, Paz e Integridad de la Creación.

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