Posts Tagged: caritas internationalis

A just and lasting peace for South Sudan

“The needs of the people must take priority over the interests of the powerful.” And what the people of South Sudan need is a just and lasting peace. That’s the message shared in the UN community by the Rt. Rev. Peter Gai, moderator of the Presbyterian Church in South Sudan and Sudan.  The Rev. Gai… Read more »

“We Are Forgotten”

Bishop Gassis and the people of Sudan’s Nuba Mountains by Sarah Hoyle If you are unaware of the tragic situation occurring in the Nuba Mountain Region of Sudan, you are not alone. This New York Times article is one of the only major reports to come out of the region in recent months, though the… Read more »

Be our media

by Max Hill On 1 July 2014, I attended a meeting with four students from Bethlehem University (BU), a Catholic university founded in 1973, in Palestine. Our partner NGO Caritas Internationalis arranged the meeting for members of the Israel-Palestine NGO Working Group. The four students were all very personable and had many positive things to… Read more »

We work in partnership

The Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, Michel Roy, provided a briefing today for the NGO community at the United Nations. Caritas Internationalis is one of our strongest partners. In recognition of the partnership, we gave Mr. Roy a cross made in Liberia from a spent shell casing. The Presbyerian Peacemaking Program, one of our denominational… Read more »

New Presbyterian representative to the United Nations

Ryan Smith has been called as the new Presbyterian representative to the United Nations on the staff of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. Ryan brings experience working in faith-based non-governmental organizations in the United Nations community and Washington….

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We can give that a try

They arrived from Boston at around 2:00 a.m. on Friday morning and by 9:30 a.m, they made it to the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. Five students, two faculty members, and an assistant from the Program for International and…

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Southern Sudan: the voting has begun

The people of Southern Sudan have begun voting in the historic referendum on self-determination. Voting will continue until January 15. Results are expected to be announced in early February. Here are some sources for information on the voting: Statement by…

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Sudan bishops give message of hope before vote

Sudan bishops give message of hope before vote Caritas Internationalis, partner of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, has posted a message from the Catholic bishops of Sudan in which they reflect on the upcoming referenda in their country….

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