Brazilian bishops condemn violence against Guarani
Catholic World News - September 24, 2010
In 1986, The Mission-- a film that won an Academy Award and later received Vatican recognition-- publicized the story of the suppression of the Jesuit missions to the Guarani in South America.
On September 22, the Brazilian bishops condemned violence and “brutal intimidation” against two Guarani communities. The Guarani engaged in a land dispute with ranch owners, who have reportedly hired 80 gunmen and are denying the Guarani access to food and water in an attempt to force them off the disputed land.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($18,545 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!