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Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On April 25, 2017, the UN celebrated the 10th Anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. “Indigenous peoples are equal to all other peoples” and they “contribute to the diversity and richness of civilization and cultures, which constitute the common heritage of humankind.” They have a right to self-determination (Art. 3). Indigenous Read MoreRead More »

¿Por qué los Agustinos están en las Naciones Unidas?

LOS AGUSTINOS ESTAMOS EN LAS NACIONES UNIDAS: AHÍ ES DONDE NOS PERTENECEMOS (Reflexión por P. Juan Paul Szura, OSA; traducción por M. Elena del Collado, Cuernavaca)  Los agustinos participamos en las Naciones Unidas (ONU) como una organización no gubernamental (ONG). Hemos llevado a cabo un servicio en las Naciones Unidas, como ha ocurrido con otros Read MoreRead More »

Why are the Augustinians at the United Nations?

AUGUSTINIANS ARE AT THE UNITED NATIONS:  THAT IS WHERE WE BELONG Augustinians are associated with the United Nations as a Nongovernmental Organization (NGO). We took on UN ministry as have other religious institutes of men and women like Franciscans, Dominicans and Carmelites. Other Christian communions including Lutherans, Methodists and Quakers and faith communities of Jewish, Read MoreRead More »

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