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  Posted on: Monday, December 9, 2013
Human Rights

Peace Articles:
12/9/13   Human Rights
10/30/13   Remebering the Martyrs
4/2/13   Dominican Call to Justice


HUMAN RIGHTS DAY: December 10 is International Human Rights Day
            Rights of Mexicans seeking political asylum in the context of U.S. Immigration Policy
Conversation with the Alvarado Sisters and a panel discussion
December 10, 6:30 p.m.
Dominican Sisters Meeting Room
6501 Almeda Rd Houston, TX 77004
See the attached flyer for details. You can also learn more about their case from this NYT article.

Pope Francis to Launch Worldwide Movement to End Hunger
On Tuesday, December 10, Pope Francis will launch a worldwide movement to respond to the needs of the poor and vulnerable in our midst by praying and acting to end hunger.  At noon local time, a global wave of prayer will begin in Tonga and will progress around the world until it reaches American Samoa some 24 hours and 164 countries later.  Set a reminder and pause to pray at 12 noon local time!

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