Testimony: China-backed cobalt mines in Congo exploit 40,000 child workers

Zelda Caldwell Catholic News Agency Jul 16, 2022 Original article China is exploiting children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, forcing them to work under hazardous conditions to mine the cobalt that powers electronic devices and electric cars, witnesses at a congressional hearing on human rights violations testified this week. “On the backs of trafficked…


January 22, 2020: Minnesota abuse survivors to speak at ‘restorative justice’ conference

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/minnesota-abuse-survivors-to-speak-at-restorative-justice-conference-60977 The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is set to open a conference for survivors of clerical sexual abuse on Thursday, with the goal of bringing healing and “restorative justice” to survivors. The archdiocese, in conjunction with the Office of the Ramsey County Attorney, is set to open the first annual Restorative Justice and…