Please use the link below and sign the petition to ask President Calderón of Mexico to intervene in the negotiations to settle a long-standing land dispute in the colonia of Lomas del Poleo, very near the border of Juarez and El Paso. A wealthy Mexican family has been terrorizing the local people for many years and has recently brought peaceful negotiations to a standstill through threatening actions.
- Pope Francis will address Congress
Columban Friends, Dawn breaks darkness, pink purple yellow orange sky, clouds swirl. Hope breaks dispair with song, laughter, prayer, and prophecy. We stand here today in the heart of world political power, carrying the world’s heart of song and clamor …Safe in Chile
HONG KONG, September 21, 2015. Columban missionaries in Chile are safe in face of recent earthquake and tsunami. The General Council wishes to express its prayers and solidarity for the Chilean people and Columban missionaries working in Chile in the …The Right to Water and the U.N. Summit on Sustainable Development
Pope Francis will soon make his first visit to the United States. In addition to meeting with Congress and with President Obama, he will also address the United Nations General Assembly, which is set to adopt seventeen new “sustainable development …