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The VII WUCWO Regional Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean was held virtually from 11 to 13 May 2021. The theme of the Conference was: “Catholic Women Leaders in Action for a Culture of Peace and Fraternity.”
Please find below some useful resources from the Conference.
1. THE REALITY OF WOMEN IN LATIN AMERICA, THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE PANDEMIC ON THE FAMILY AND THE THREATS TO PEACE
Dr Marieli de Los Rios (Mexico)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyQ03gHEGwM (in Spanish)
Objective: To present the reality of women in Latin America, including the consequences of the pandemic on the family and the threats to peace.
2. THE CULTURE OF CARE AS A PATH TO CONVERSION AND PEACE
Dr María García de Fleury (Venezuela)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWn_yO5aZb4 (in Spanish)
NOTE: Contains presentation of the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (WUCWO) and Conference.
Objectives: To strengthen the paths of personal and community conversion. To educate in the culture of dialogue, care and encounter for Peace.
3. CATHOLIC WOMEN LEADERS IN ACTION FOR A CULTURE OF PEACE AND FRATERNITY
Dr María Lía Zervino (Argentina)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1nIIZajOMU (in Spanish)
NOTE: Contains information on the Ecclesial Assembly for Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference.starts at minute 20:00.
Objectives: To form Catholic women in a new leadership and synodality in the Church and in the world. To promote women's leadership and action, together with men, in situations of injustice that affect peace processes.