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We cry with Mother Earth tears of mud and blood

Monday, 28 January 2019 09:22

No to impunity! The Churches and Mining Network cries with the victims of the socio-environmental crime of Brumadinho, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Published in Newsroom

Meeting in Mariana of popular movements in dialogue with Pope Francis reflects on the social situation of Brazil

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 15:20

Meetings of popular movements with Pope Francis took place in Rome in 2014 and in Bolivia in July 2015. Brazilian movements reunited this month, without the physical presence of Pope Francis this time but keeping his words close to the heart.

Shareholders denounce Vale’s irresponsible social, environmental and management policies at Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 14:45

“We are committed to building prosperity both with respect to people and to the environment.” According to the posting on the company web site, this is one of the principle missions of Vale S.A., a Brazilian transnational corporation and one of the biggest mining companies in the world. This is not, however, the way this company has been behaving in practice, according to the people who live in the territories impacted by Vale’s operations. Nor is it borne out in the evaluations of a parcel of actual Vale investors.

Christianity and Gender Equality

Monday, 07 March 2016 16:29

The reflection on gender equality in the Christian tradition – and in the case of the Catholic church – must have Jesus of Nazareth and his Christian project as a reference; in truth, it is a reference for all in the different dimensions of life, whether personal, communitarian, economic, political, etc. This avoids a debate founded on philosophical traditions, generally innocuous and a source of divisions.

Published in Gender Equality Blog

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