Bishops and representatives of important Catholic organizations in Latin America are involved in caring for our common home

August 22, 2017

In San Salvador, to celebrate 100 years of the birth of Blessed Oscar Romero this August 15, participating in the Seminar on Populorum Progressio from August 13 to 16, and also hold the meeting of the Extended Regional Coordination of Caritas Latin America and The Caribbean from August 17 to 18, representatives gathered from many important Catholic organizations such as the Latin American Episcopal Council, Caritas Internationalis and REPAM.

The World Catholic Movement for Climate was very well represented and promoted by Permanent Deacon Alirio Cáceres Aguirre, a reference for the Integral Ecology program (DEJUSOL-CELAM) and the operating team of the Churches and Mining Network, which encouraged participants to commit themselves to care of creation and our common home.  The participating group signed the Comrpomiso Laudato Si ‘ , toward the goal of  reaching 1 000 000 Catholics by 2020 .Deacon Alirio Cáceres Aguirre, reference of the program of Integral Ecology (DEJUSOL-CELAM) and of the operative equipment of the Churches and Mining NetworkBut at these meetings was also Michel Roy, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, who is a member of the MCMC Board.Michel Roy, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis and member of the MCMC Board.Next we share who committed to look after our common home:Monsignor Robert Rivas OP, Archbishop of Castries, Saint Lucia (Antilles)Mons. Gustavo Rodríguez, President of DEJUSOL (CELAM)Monseñor Guido, Bishop of Choluteca (Honduras), member of the CELAM Integral Ecology teamMonsignor Pierre, Ecclesiastical Advisor to Caritas InternationalisMonsignor José Luis Azueje (Venezuela), President of Cáritas of Latin America and the CaribbeanFather Francisco Hernández, Executive Secretary of Caritas in Latin America and the CaribbeanSandra Oliveira, Caritas UruguayMarcia Haywood, Caritas AntillesMonsignor Hector Fabio Henao, of Cáritas ColombiaMonsignor Eugenio Coter, REPAM BoliviaEncourage everyone in your parish, community and family to sign the Laudato Commitment Si ‘en: