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The Chiapas Decision: About More than Mayan Deacons

A few days ago, Deacon Greg Kandra posted an item on the restoration of diaconate ordinations in the Diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas in the State of Chiapas in Mexico. 1,327 more words


Chiapas: End of Mother Earth Congress

Pilgrimage for Mother Earth Congress. Photo @SIPAZ

In observance of the third anniversary of the death of bishop Samuel Ruíz García and the commemoration of the 40 years since the founding of the Indigenous Congress in 1974, in San Cristóbal de las Casas from 22 to 24 January took place the Pastoral Diocene Mother Earth.   425 more words

Indigenous People

Chiapas: Announcement of candidates for the 2014 “jTatic Samuel, jCanan Lum Recognition”

The organizing committee for the “jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum Recognition” reported on 15 November their proposals as candidates to receive this award in 2014.  The persons and collectives which are to receive the recognition in 2014 include: 191 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: launch of call for 2014 jTatic Samuel Jcanan Lum

The Organizing Committee for the “jTatic Samuel jCanan Lum Award 2014” has launched its call as directed to social and civil organizations, different churches and religious groups, and collectives to participate in the promotion and presentation of candidates for the fourth iteration of this recognition.The recognition is given to collectives or individuals who have distinguished themselves… 210 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Communique and pilgrimage of the Believing People

On 25 January the Believing People, an organizational process associated with the diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, carried out a pilgrimage in this city in Chiapas to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of bishop Samuel Ruiz García, the twenty-fifth anniversary of bishophood for Raúl Vera López, and the fifteenth anniversary of the Acteal massacre.  240 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Believing People call for invitation to join the Grand Pilgrimage – 25 January

Samuel Ruíz García Photo @CGT Chiapas

The Believing People of the diocese of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, have organized a Grand Pilgrimage to be held in San Cristóbal de Las Casas on Friday 25 January starting at 9am.  145 more words

Human Rights

Chiapas: Víctor Hugo López Rodríguez new director of Frayba

The directive council of the Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas Center for Human Rights on Wednesday 2 March named Víctor Hugo López Rodríguez director of the center for the next three years.  165 more words

Human Rights