Archive for April, 2016

25, Apr

“We would like to express our utmost condemnation on the killing of unarmed farmers asking for food relief. The people of North Cotobato are suffering from severe drought. The inutile response of government to help them survive such crisis is inhuman enough. To hoard the food relief intended for them is simply criminal. To open […]

13, Apr

Against all odds, but with great determination, Srs Carmel Boyle, Monica Shelverton and Breda Ryan, who years ago lived and worked in Ningil, took the opportunity to travel to Ningil when in Papua New Guinea for the celebrations of Fifty Years Foundation of the Mission. Since the convent was destroyed by fire last year (so […]

10, Apr

On Earth Day (April 22nd), all Heads of State can sign the Paris Agreement at a high-level signing ceremony at the United Nations in New York. The Paris Agreement will enter into force after 55 countries, accounting for at least 55% of global emissions, have deposited proof of country ratification. The European Union, China and […]

8, Apr

The Pre-Sessions for Papua New Guinea’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) were heard in Geneva in March.  The Society submitted a paper for this UPR as well as a combined submission with other NGOs (Edmund Rice Foundation, Franciscans International and five other groups).  We the Sisters continue to advocate for justice in PNG and ask you […]