Jordan: Pax Christi France Bishop-President participates in seminar on protecting water as peacework

 

from abouna.org

Pax Christi International with the Catholic Center for Studies and Media, held a seminar on Wednesday, September 14, titled, "Protection of the Creation, Particularly Water, as Part of Peace-making in the World".

Among the participants in the seminar were the Bishop-President of Pax Christi France, Bishop Marc Stenger, Dr. Ghaida Abu Rumman, specialist in water affairs, the director of French Development Agency in Jordan and Director of the Catholic Center for Studies and Media (CCSM) Fr. Rif'at Bader. (Bishop Stenger also served on the Executive Committee of Pax Christi International formerly.)

Pax Christi International is an international Catholic peace movement. Its mission is "to transform a world shaken by violence, terrorism, deepening inequalities, and global insecurity."

It was founded in Europe in 1945 as a reconciliation movement bringing together French and Germans after World War II. Today, the movement has 120 member organizations active in more than 50 countries worldwide. Pax Christi is a member organisation-led movement, comprised of national sections and local groups, all carrying the Pax Christi name, and also of affiliated organisations that work under their own names...

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