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Mercy Enews
No. 452 | 07 March 2012

Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy, used her inheritance in service of the needs of her time. Today, Sisters of Mercy, through Mercy International Association, use their resources to respond to issues of global poverty demonstrated in the massive displacement of persons worldwide...This vision keeps alive the founding spirit of Catherine among peoples of the world most in need of God's compassion and mercy.
from the MIA Visioning Statement 2007

Feature

Who Owns the Land?

Aine O’Connor rsm writes from Mercy Global Action at U.N, offering many challenging questions and concerns about the alarming growth in the practice of ‘land grabbing’ and highlights the factors that are driving this expansion.

The Durban Climate Conference report in the February 2, 2012 edition of Mercy e-news described the alarming situation and subsequent call to action to reverse the current march toward worldwide climate crisis. This review of land grabbing outlines a situation that is bringing time-honored dwellers and cultivators of land to desperation and, all too often, to suicidal despair.

Messages to: Aine O'Connor rsm

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