A Plea for Urgent Action on Iraq

A Plea for Urgent Action on Iraq to all World leaders and Member States of the United Nations by the Master of the Dominican Order (Order of Preachers), Fr Bruno Cadoré OP

Iraq: Ethnic cleansing against Christians in Mosul's region

UN report documents litany of human rights violations in Iraq, including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity. Christians systematicaly targeted by ISIL in Mosul's region

Mexico: Dominican Bishop Raul Vera Lopez OP march with imigrants to ask for "freedom of transit"

Mgr. Raul Vera Lopez O.P., Bishop of Saltillo, Coahuila (Mexico) marches with migrants to ask the public authorities to respect fundamental rights of persons in transit.

Centre Afrique : Il est urgent d'agir pour les populations civiles

Lors de la 20ème session spéciale du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme des Nations Unies, les Dominicains appellent à prendre toutes les mesures nécessaires pour rammener le calme dans le pays et mettre un terme à la grave crise humanitaire qui frappe les populaitons civiles.

Pakistan: Dominicans call for Peace after Anti-Christian deadly attacks

After deadly terrorist attack targeting Christian church in Peshawar (Pakistan), fr. Pascal Paulus OP, President of the Major Superior Commission of Pakistan calls the Authorities to take action and all part of the population to unity against sectarian violence.

Middle East : The diplomatic corps called to the Vatican

The Dominican Order joins the Pope's call to negociation to acheive peace in the region. In preparation for the day of fasting and prayer for peace and the vigil on Saturday with the Pope in St Peter's Square, the Secretary of State has scheduled a special briefing for all ambassadors accredited to the Holy See that will take place Thursday morning, 5 September.

MEXICO : Alegaciones de Tortura sobre migrantes

Mexico : El Diocesis de Saltillo (Mexico) denuncia a las torturas en contra de los migrantes

Update of Human Rights in Sri Lanka : Follow up of the UPR process

Togather with several other faith based organizations, the Dominican Délégation to the United Nations expresses its views on four key human rights issues in Sri Lanka: 1) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs); 2) Peace and Reconciliation; 3) the Rights of the child; 4) Persons with disabilities.

(see attachment for full statement)

"Blessed are the Peacemakers" : The Pope's Message for the 46th World Day of Peace

Life, economy, role of the family, religious freedom, objection of conscience and many other issues for a pedagogy of Peace

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