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Bishops and Extractive Industries: A Human Face of Mining (Katherine Marshall)

In far flung corners of the world, religious leaders are protesting against mining companies and projects. What are their complaints? In Guatemala, they argue that gold mining poisons the water table, in Chad that painfully negotiated revenues that promised to ease the pain of poverty are nowhere in sight, in Ecuador that oil drilling devastates … Continue reading

A day of experiences (2)

The second half of this day of experiences started with the presentation of SAPI, the South Asian Peoples’ Initiative, by Joseph Xavier. Christianity is one of the smaller religions of India and as a result, 80% of the people SAPI works for and with are non-Christians. However, this does not preclude spirituality from playing an … Continue reading