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HE Bishop Charles Morerod OP at the United Nations : Dialogue, Culture and Religion

Contribution de Mgr. Charles Morerod, Dominicain, évêque de Lausanne, Genève et Fribourg lors de la réunion organisée dans le cadre de la 20ème session plénière du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme de l'ONU, par les Missions permanentes du Saint-Siège, du Royaume du Maroc, de la Grèce, de l'Ordre de Malte ainsi que par le Forum des ONG Catholique dont Dominicans for Justice et Paix est membre, et le Centre catholique d'étude de Genève.

Implementing the Right to Development

Orall statement on the contribution of the Delegation of the Dominican Order together with the working group on Right to Development within the Forum of Catholic-Inspired NGOs-Geneva for the consultation on the criteria and sub-criteria for the implementation of the Right to development at the 13th United Nations' Intergovernmental Working Group on Right to Development.

Pope's message for Peace 2012

The Message, entitled “Educating Young People in Justice and Peace”, which was made public on 8 December, conveys His Holiness’ conviction of the importance of the duty that we all share to educate the young in promoting justice and peace. There is indeed an urgent need in the world today to listen to and enhance the significant role of new generations in the realization of the common good, and in the affirmation of a just and peaceful social order where fundamental human rights can be fully expressed and realized.

 The Pope invites young people to keep alert in today’s troubled world and to seek justice and peace even if it implies opposing the general trend, because peace is not only a blessing to receive but an objective that we should all strive to attain.

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