Updated position on war in Gaza

As we enter the fourth month of the war in Gaza and in light of the almost 25,000 Palestinians killed, thousands of whom are children, the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education renews its call for an urgent ceasefire agreement that will put a stop to these atrocities. 

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Justice Reflections From Fr. Claude

Third Sunday of the Year

The presence of the incarnate word

shines at the heart of all creation.

Teilhard de Chardin sj

The readings from Jonah and Mark call us to widen our horizons and reset our priorities. We see that people designated outsiders, even enemies, can be more ready to recognize and respond to God than those who consider themselves God’s People. The call is to be open to the wisdom and goodness of those designated different.

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Human Rights Watch World Report 2024

Human Rights Watch has issued a stark warning in its 2024 World Report! The global Human Rights system is facing increasing pressure and challenge to its effectiveness as nations prioritize transactional relationships and individual national interest over a principled, human rights-informed approach to diplomacy.
It's disheartening to witness the undermining of the very foundation that upholds our shared values and principles. Human rights should transcend borders, politics, and self-interest. Compromising on the universal rights and dignity that every individual deserves is not in the interests of humanitarianism or humanity generally.
We should urge leaders to prioritize human rights in their diplomatic engagements and stand united in advocating for a world where justice, fairness, and compassion prevail.
Delve into the details here to explore further insights in the report provided by Human Rights Watch.

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