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There is Always Light

The Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian Jr., Executive Director of URI, shares his thoughts after the inauguration of Joseph Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice-President of the United States of America.

Declaration of the Community of Reflection and Ecumenical Spirituality

With deep pain and indignation, we invite our compatriots to reflect on the events that occurred in the Community of Temucuicui, Region of Araucanía, where, in an unwise police operation, the 7-year-old girl with the initials G.P.C.A. was subjected to repressive actions. daughter of the Mapuche leader Camilo Catrillanca, also victimized in another police proceeding outside the law. The aforementioned minor was arrested along with her mother and her grandmother by PDI personnel last Thursday, January 7; An action that, shielded in legality, had contradictory spaces that violated the Rights of the Child guaranteed by international agreements signed by Chile in 1990.