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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. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/29/us/daughters-look-for-a-mother-lost-to-the-mexican-military.html?_r=1&

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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