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Center of Concern | Thu, Jan 12, 2017

On January 15, 2017, the Catholic Church observes the 103rd World Day of Migrants and Refugees. This year, Pope Francis focuses on refugee children, who are often unaccompanied, vulnerable, and voiceless. Integral Voice Monsignor Robert J. Vitillo, Secretary General of International Catholic Migration Commission based in Geneva, Switzerland, offers his thoughts on the reactions to Laudato Si and the crying need to promote civil and political love for migrants and refugees in our world today.

Click here to read Monsignor Vitillo's reflection on Center of Concern's Integral Voices blog.

CoC speaks at January 12 event on tax avoidance

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Jan 4, 2017

CoC speaks at January 12 event on tax avoidance

On January 12, 2016, CoC team member Aldo Caliari will be one of the contributors at the event "Tax Avoidance, Illicit Financial Flows and Global Development: A Call for a United Nations Tax Body.” The event will feature the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Ecuador, H.E. Mr. Guillaume Long, on the day before Ecuador takes over the Presidency of the Group of 77 at an official ceremony in New York, and will discuss Ecuador’s agenda on tax avoidance, illicit financial flows and development.

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Integral Ecology | Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Center of Concern Launches Integral Voices Social Justice Blog

Center of Concern launches Integral Voices, a global blog about social justice, to celebrate the first anniversary of Pope Francis's encyclical, Laudato Si. This blog will offer concise, high-quality content from prominent pastoral, thought, and executive leaders from diverse religious, cultural, economic, and political backgrounds on integral ecology, Pope Francis's vision for the holistic web of relationships between society and the natural world.