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... in his native Honduras. Fr. Moreno has also previously testified before the U.S. Congress at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission regarding the human rights situation in Honduras and the fear he, his staff, and other journalists experience. The awards are part of ISN’s year-long commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Jesuits’ deaths, which kicked off with a delegation to El Salvador comprised of Jesuit ...
Last night was most extraordinary for a Jesuit house. In the afternoon there was a public forum at the radio station dealing with the painful topics of women's rights and particularly the problems women face in a macho society such as Honduras. People here talk about femicide as if it were a natural occurrence, which in Honduras it is. Femicide is the killing of women basically because they are women and only minimally a problem of domestic or relationship ...
... provided to the Cardinal. As we drove into the school complex, we passed by the armed military guards along the road outside and inside the school grounds.
Perhaps my reaction comes from being an outsider. Armed military guards for an ordination just seems somewhat unusual, if not something else. The people here are so used to seeing armed military and heavily armed private security guards, this probably didn't even raise an eyebrow other than ...
... 50 total! When I finally made it to the
soccer field, there were about 30 Honduran boys playing, and after what
happened earlier today, I didn’t even bother!
So we just hung out with the kids and messed around until dinner
Now after dinner was a
treat! Xiao Hua and Julia and I went over to the girls’ home to bring the wall
decals to them, and helped them decorate their rooms. It was so awesome to see how
... It is the "same old", hardly news worthy. A dozen murders a day doesn't faze the outside world. Off duty police squads will hunt teens in the streets at night and kill them just because there are too many young people without jobs and no where to go. Many do try to cross the border and make it to the USA - and in the trip they face great dangers and often death.
For me this story is about Melo and the many wonderful people I have met through him. ...