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Sister Durstyne Farnan, OP, Hosts Indigenous People at UN Forum
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May 9, 2022, New York, New York – Sister Durstyne Farnan, OP, Dominican Sisters Conference United Nations NGO representative, invited representatives of the indigenous peoples of Brazil to her United Nations Forum on April 25, 2022, to speak about some of the justice issues they are facing, such as the take-over of indigenous lands by corporations. These issues were discussed during the April 25-May 6, 2022, Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

“Wherever there is injustice, it’s important for Dominicans to be present,” Sister Durstyne told Global Sisters Report. “Wherever people are suffering, we want to bring their stories to a place like the U.N.”

Read the article by Chris Herlinger in The National Catholic Reporter’s Global Sisters Report. 



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