The debt crisis in the developing world threatens a staggering impact on the world’s most vulnerable people. “We’re approaching the greatest wave of debt crises and debt restructurings the world has ever seen.”
The Korean Catholic Martyrs Church gathered to offer prayers for the victims and prayers for peace. The parish will be stepping up to join other civic and religious bodies as a community response is mapped out.
Archbishop Gregory J. Hartmayer, O.F.M. Conv.: “We must, as a Christian family of faith, work to protect the whole community. We must speak up against any aggression and we must be active in our pursuit to end racism and discrimination of every kind.”
With the Myanmar military taking a more direct role in efforts to suppress protests, the death toll rose quickly on Sunday.
There will be no parades in Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, and the government has warned that people who try to organize parties to celebrate the day will face fines and criminal prosecution.
‘Their tents are covered with ice.’ Texas Catholic Charities confront extreme cold and snow on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border
Rolling blackouts and more bad weather on the way have most Texans hunkering down under blankets and trying to stay as warm. Conditions on both sides of the border were challenging.
“It really does look like there was an atrocity and a massacre, but precisely the motivation and the details, I think we need to suspend judgment at the moment,” Laurie Nathan said.