The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The 20th session of the Indigenous Peoples Forum took place from April 19-30, 2021, with the theme: “Peace, justice and strong institutions: the role of indigenous peoples in implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16”, in light of the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Laudato Si and the Indigenous Worldview

Pope Francis is one of many strong voices beginning to unite with Indigenous voices in speaking out for the care of the environment.

Second Meeting of the Vincentian Indigenous Confraternity

The Vincentian Indigenous Confraternity, during their second virtual meeting, decided to establish a team that would take responsibility for our external communication.

Message On International Day: Preserve Indigenous Languages

At the United Nations in New York on August 9, the UN will observe International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples with a four-fold program. 

Laudato Si – Case study for Vincentians in Panama

Father  Gregory Gay forwarded this description from Joseph Fitzgerald, CM about how the new encyclical of Pope Francis  relates to the work of the Vincentians in Panama with indigenous people. ( Published in La Estrella de Panama, Saturday, June 27, 2015) "The Barro...