Edmund Rice Centre Supports School Strike 4 Climate Rally

The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education Centre (ERC) stands in solidarity with the organisers and participants of the School Strike 4 Climate Rally on 15 March 2019.

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Media Release – Afghanistan Now Panel Discussion

The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education held a panel discussion titled “Afghanistan Now” on Tuesday 26 Feb 2019. The panel discussed the overall situation of Afghanistan by focusing on the deterioration of security, human rights violations, ethnic and religious minority abuses, political and economic instability and refugee crises.

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Oscar Romero and Paul Vl Canonisation – Two faces of Justice and Peace

Faced with so much to say about Oscar Romero and Paul Vll, I turned to St Teresa. It seemed she was saying: keep it short and focus on what made their hearts burn as for the disciples today in the hope that our hearts would also burn when confronted with the word of God. We cannot relegate the lessons of any hero to the abstract or superficial. In lieu of platitudes, and avoid domestication, we need to make a living, active tribute to such peacemakers, whistle-blowers and prophetic voices who call for peace and justice, sound governance and responsible use of power. In both Oscar Romero and Paul Vl – there is a clear message: solidarity with the ‘poor’ must take centre stage.

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