International Human Rights Day

Thursday, December 10, 2015


Below you will find a short reflection for today, International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10. We encourage you to share this reflection by forwarding this email to others who you think might appreciate it.

International Human Rights Day
by Nelson Araque
Catholic Climate Ambassador

"The afflicted and the needy seek water in vain,
their tongues are parched with thirst." (Is 41:17)
Today when we celebrate International Human Rights Day, there are people afflicted and needy who are looking for water. The scarcity of water is one of the main problems in our world and it has gotten progressively worse in recent years. An important reason for this problem with water is greed. Some of us live as if we own natural resources, but the reality is that God created everything for all people...

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In Christ's peace,


Johnny Zokovitch

Director of Communications, Pax Christi USA

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