Freedom of religion is a fundamental path to peace

Religious freedom is an issue of the utmost relevance, that is still subjected throughout the world to innumerable violations. At present, Christians are the religious group which suffers most from persecution because of their faith.

An appeal from the bishops of Iraq to the Catholics of France

In a text entitled "Appeal to our brothers in France," the bishops of Iraq testify to their faith and their hope, following the attack at a church in Baghdad October 31, 2010. "Stay with us" they ask.

The Dominican Order strongly condemns massacre of Christians in Bagdad

Present in Iraq for centuries, the Dominican Order strongly condemns the massacre of Christians in Sayidat al-Najat's Church and call the Iraqi government to take its responsibilities in order to protect Christian minority

Sexual violence : What next after adoption of Res.1888 by the UN Security Council?

Sexual Violence as a War Tactic - Security Council Resolution 1888: Next Steps - "When implemented, resolution 1888 will equip the UN system with an arsenal of measures to combat sexual violence ..."

Flottille humanitaire - Les Dominicains appellent à la levée du blocus contre Gaza

A l'occasion de l'adoption d'une résolution sur l'attaque contre la flottille humanitaire de Gaza, les Dominicains et plusieurs organisations catholiques appellent à la levée du blocus et à la reprise des négociations

Secretary-General 'shocked' by deadly raid on Gaza aid flotilla

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today expressed his shock at the deadly raid on boats loaded with relief supplies headed for Gaza, calling on Israel to fully explain its actions.

The Dominican Order condemns violence against Christians

The Dominican Order condemns violence against Christians around Mosul and urges the Iraqi authorities to take action against sectarian violence

Pakistan : Dominicans support President of the Bishops' Conference in asking Authorities to react to violence against Christians

PAKISTAN - Bishops' Conference President condemn the recent incidents and violence against Christians and ask the Authorities for action, not words... Dominicans support this declaration and calls for international intervention.

Iraq : Persecution of Christians : Government must assume responsibility

Reiterating the declaration of the bishops of Mossul, the Dominican Order calls upon government authorities to take responsibility for putting an end to systematic crimes against Christians

Haiti earthquake - United Nations Human Rights Council Special Session

Dominicans and other Catholic inspired organizations urges the international community to adopt a long term perspective in conducting the reconstruction program in Haïti