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SPECIAL REPORT: Families Separated at the Border
A new document focused on guiding the American church in addressing the pastoral needs of Asian and Pacific Island Catholics was approved by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops during their annual spring assembly.
Erileid Domingues said most of her indigenous village has, at one time or another, fallen ill due to contaminated water.
"These people must fish and hunt to survive, and their activities are small-scale and sustainable," says Bishop David Martínez. Protecting the Amazon "must include the survival of its peoples."
NCR Today: Home from nine days in Guatemala, I have prayed in Maya circles with the Holy Family Sisters and now I have prayed as well with Maya spiritual guides.