World Watch Articles
News from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, a resource on issues of peace, social justice and integrity of creation, bringing Maryknoll’s mission experience into U.S. policy discussions.
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Targeting protected status

Trump administration considers ending protected status for 350,000 people to decrease total number of immigrants. || Presidents since Dwight D. Eisenhower...

By Susan Gunn / Nov 1, 2017

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Zero Hunger Generation

The U.N.’s Zero Hunger Challenge seeks to vanish hunger from the planet || "Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development”...

By Susan Gunn / Sep 1, 2017


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A world free of nukes

100-plus countries push for a world free of nuclear weapons || Should we still strive for a world free of nuclear weapons in light of our current concerns...

By Susan Gunn / Jul 1, 2017

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Torture: A Moral Issue

|| Maryknoll missioners often accompany impoverished and marginalized communities in countries where the rule of law does not exist. At times, people in these...

By Susan Gunn / May 1, 2017


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Nonviolence as a style of politics

  || Every day, we hear about war, terrorism and social violence, issues that affect us and our brothers and sisters around the world. The problems can seem...

By Susan Gunn / Mar 1, 2017

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Recommitting to Gospel of Nonviolence

Pope Francis is giving “very strong recognition” to what was discussed at the Nonviolence and Just Peace Conference held at the Vatican last spring, Cardinal...

By Susan Gunn / Jan 1, 2017


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Signs Of Hope In Aids Pandemic

In 2015 there were 36.7 million people living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Over three decades, more than 25 million people have died of AIDS worldwide....

By Susan Gunn / Nov 1, 2016

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Modern Slavery at Sea


Maryknoll missioners In Cambodia and Myanmar are seeing the return of fishermen who have been rescued from slave-like working conditions on Thai fishing boats in the seas...

By Susan Gunn / Sep 1, 2016