“We want them to hear all voices, not just in eight countries, but all voices.”
As leaders from the world’s most powerful nations prepare to gather for the G8 summit in Japan, Caritas Japan is gearing up to send them a message on behalf of the poor people in the world.
Fr. Daisuke Narui, Executive Director of Caritas Japan, says Caritas wants to bring the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and climate change to the attention of the summit’s leaders.
“These are global issues. We want them to hear all voices on these issues, not just those from eight countries, but all voices,” said Daisuke.
Caritas Japan has produced 80,000 postcards bearing a message to encourage rich countries to provide justice and not charity on aid.
The postcards have been given to people in parishes, schools and Catholic hospitals across Japan and people are urged to sign them and send them to Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo […]