Justice Issues

Democratic Republic of Congo: The insatiable appetite for cobalt and child slavery

"The DRC  is rich in minerals, but a history of brutal colonial exploitation looks like being repeated now..." - Sky News The exploitation of children,...

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 – World Day of Migrants and Refugees

The Church has commemorated the World Day of Migrants and Refugees each year since 1914. This is an occasion for the Church and people...

Pope Francis: ‘The Care of Creation… Entails Recognition & Respect of Rights of Every...

“The ecological crisis now affecting all of humanity is ultimately rooted in the human heart, that aspires to control and exploit the limited resources...

World Ocean Day: Human filth on an uninhabited UNESCO World Heritage island

“The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.” world ocean day, 8 june 2018 Today is World...

Congo: Calls for the removal of Leopold II monuments in Belgium

It seems unconscionable that an historic figure such as Leopold II of Belgium retains the veneration afforded to heroes by monuments throughout his native...

Catholic seminary attacked, priest shot in Nigeria again

Failure to end the killings may 'snowball into ethnic, tribal or religious war,' says Catholic Archbishop Alfred Martins of Lagos La Croix International reported on...

Bishop Ray Browne of Kerry on voting ‘No’

I thank the people and parishes of our diocese for the positive response I received to my Pastoral Message released two weeks ago. I...

Christianity: A colonial religion?

The church was not born to be the religious branch of the colonization of Africa but to work towards the liberation of all people.  ...