Development and Peace - Caritas Canada, is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis. Development and Peace is a membership-led organization supported by parish collections and individual donations principally from the Canadian International Development Agency.
Our mission: Support partners in the Global South who promote alternatives to unfair social, political and economic structures, and educate the Canadian population about the causes of poverty and mobilize Canadians towards actions for change. In the struggle for human dignity, the organization forms alliances with northern and southern groups working for social change. It also supports women in their search for social and economic justice.
The D&P Region of SK-KLP invites its members and the public to our exciting campaign extravaganza on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at St. Thomas More College, U of S (1437 College Drive, Saskatoon)
Beginning at 1:00 pm and running to 10:00 pm, our Extravaganza is an interactive, engaging and festive launch of our 2019-2020 campaign, "Care For Our Common Home". Registration opens at 12:30 pm.
You'll have the first look at the campaign inspired by the upcoming Synod on the Amazon and Pope Francis' Laudato Si` encyclical.
Our keynote speaker is Archbishop Donald Bolen, who participated in pre-synod meetings with the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network.
Registration $35, $30 for members before Sept. 9th. To become a member, visit: https://www.devp.org/en/civicrm/contribute/transact?reset=1&id=4
Our analysis of the two Global Compacts (on Refugees and Migration) was published on the website: https://www.devp.org/en/articles/two-landmark-global-treaties-are-passed-welcome-protect-promote-and-integrate-migrants-and.
Page URL: http://archregina.sk.ca/social-justice/development-peace