Pax Christi released a Statement of Support signed by 218 Faith Leaders, including Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns Sustainable Pathways to Peace senior program officer Dan Moriarty. In it, leaders reiterate Pope Francis' message: "IT IS TIME TO STOP THE KILLING AND DEVASTATION IN UKRAINE. CEASEFIRE AND PEACE NEGOTIATIONS NOW."
Maryknoll joined ten other faith groups in a letter to the U.S. Ambassador to Peru requesting the Ambassador's support for the human rights of government protestors.
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined a group of 90 organizations, including Harvard Medical School, calling for the end of exclusion of Dreamers (Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals) in the Affordable Care Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' proposed rule change which will do just that.
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns stands with the Guatemalan people, condemning the Guatemalan Public Ministry’s judicial meddling in the country’s presidential elections.
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined 51 other organizations in writing to the Senate Subcommittee on State Foreign Operations to request robust funding for the Fiscal Year 2024. A similar letter went to the House counterpart.
Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined 24 other civil society organizations in asking the Foreign Affairs/Relations Congressional committees to release food assistance funds to the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Palestinians and Israelis alike will suffer if the UN Relief and Works Agency lacks the funds. Food brought by UNRWA accounts for 60% of food staples imports in Gaza.
A call for peace in Sudan and South Sudan from the Bishops of South Sudan after a three day meeting.
The following is the text of a letter to Dr. Bonnie D. Jenkins, the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, delivered on June 15 by the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms.