At last, THE BUS!!

Letter from the Desert (23) November 17, 2017 Queridos Amigos de la Misión. Dear friends of the mission: Thanks to all of you, what yesterday was only a dream, today has become reality. I write this letter from Addis Ababa, where I came to pick up the famous bus. I write with a mixture of.. read more →

During Christmas, why don´t you give the gift of water to so many who die of thirst?

Letter from the Desert (24) December 24, 2017 My dear friends of the mission, As almost all of you remember, in March of this year that now comes to an end, I wrote you a letter which cried out from my soul, regarding the agonizing and exasperating thirst of the Somali people of Ethiopia, who.. read more →

Tamara Project

 TAMARA PROJECT A PROJECT FOR VULNERABLE WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN GODE, ETHIOPIA Below is an outline for a project for vulnerable women and their children as met in the streets and brothels of Gode. Geographical context Gode is locatedin the Ethiopian Somali Region, in the South East of Ethiopia, in the border with Somalia. The.. read more →

When Even the Camels Die of Thirst (20)

Letter from the Desert (20) Lent, 2017 Dear Friends of the Mission, For the last year and a half, not a drop of rain has fallen in Gode and the Somali region of Ethiopia. Here everything is dying. It is dramatic to see people arrive at the rickety hospital of Gode, by any means of.. read more →

Fr. Hartley’s address to the Congressional Human Rights Caucus (14 november 2007)

Congressional Human Rights Caucus (CHRC)  Briefing and Screening:  Screening of Documentary Film on Deplorable Conditions in the Dominican Republic’s Sugar Plantations Documentary: The Price of Sugar (2007) Wednesday, November 14, 2007   2:30pm – 4:00pm   2200 Rayburn  Rev. Christopher F. Hartley    Introduction. Congressman Lantos Congressman McGovern My heartfelt thanks to both of you.. read more →