https://ignatiansolidarity.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/DSCN1104-square.png 216 216 Jacqueline Shrader https://ignatiansolidarity.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/ISN_Color_Transparent_Large.png Jacqueline Shrader2014-07-21 15:26:412017-07-11 14:14:05Jesuit Volunteer Reflects: Powerlessness
Jesuit Volunteer Reflects: Powerlessness
There is no greater weight nor relief than knowing I am powerless. Lately these words repeat themselves in my mind. I spend time thinking about what I could be doing to create the most change, or dreaming of how the Peruvian government will open up their arms to embrace this marginalized population.
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Peruvian Jesuit Archbishop Threatened for Environmental Advocacy
Jesuit Archbishop Pedro Baretto (Archdiocese of Huancayo) has received death threats for his recent statement calling for responsible environmental regulation for a multi-metallic smelter in La Oroya, Peru. The smelter has been operated by Doe Run Peru a subsidiary of Renco Group (US privately held company) and was forced to shut down in 2009 after pressure from Church leaders.