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Center of Concern | Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Join Rhina Guidos, Spanish Section Editor at Catholic News Service and Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) as they discuss Guidos's book, Rutilio Grande: A Table for All (Liturgical Press, 2018).

RSVP here: http://evite.me/cJsBZrz7MF.

Friday, May 4, 2018
3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
1627 K Street, N.W., Eleventh Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006

To share dietary preferences or for questions, please contact Christine M. Hyland: chyland@coc.org.

Our office is near the Farragut North and Farragut West Metro Stations.

Integral Ecology | Fri, Apr 27, 2018

Laudato Si’: The End of the Beginning for the Journey Toward Care for Our Common Home and One Another

"Three years ago, the world waited impatiently for the new encyclical letter on integral ecology by Pope Francis. For months ahead of its unveiling, people in the know—social activists, theologians, ecologists—Catholic or not, speculated, theorized, and dreamed of all that this important message might contain. We knew that the words from the Holy Father would be coming at a critical time, in the lead up to the COP21 Climate talks in Paris. Those of us who had been praying for the world to wake up to the urgency of the current ecological crisis put our hopes in the hands of Pope Francis and this encyclical." Read the rest of Josianne's blog post at: https://integral-voices.com/2018/01/22/laudato-si-the-end-of-the-beginning-for-the-journey-toward-care-for-our-common-home-and-one-another/.

Global Women's Project | Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Report: "Violence against women migrant workers"

This report from the United Nations Secretary General was published on July 25, 2017. It outlines the current context with respect to the problem of violence against women migrant workers. It provides information on the measures taken by Member States and activities undertaken within the United Nations system to address this issue and ensure the protection of migrant women’s human rights. The report concludes with recommendations for future action.