TUCSON, AZ (NOVEMBER 22, 2008) – The Carmelite NGO
announces A Day of Prayer in observance of World Human Rights Day,
December 10, 2008. The focus of the Day of Prayer is to call attention
to the violence that is robbing people of their human rights.

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said, “It is our duty
to ensure that these rights are a living reality – that they are known,
understood and enjoyed by everyone everywhere.”

The Carmelite NGO is inviting people to join in solidarity with the
peoples of the world that are suffering violence in any form- be it
from war, hunger, lack of education, lack of medical care or lack of a
healthy environment.

A booklet entitled “A Day of Prayer” designed specifically for use
on December 10th is being made available at no charge for anyone
interested. The booklet is an instrument calling upon all to join in
solidarity against violence in all it forms, especially as it occurs in
Zimbabwe.

To obtain a copy of the “A Day of Prayer” booklet, email
jremson@carmelitengo.org with your name and mailing address. Copies can
also be downloaded from the website of the Carmelite NGO (www.carmelitengo.org).

The Carmelite NGO was affiliated to the Department of Public
Information of the United Nations in December 2001. It is a
representative body to the United Nations for the men and women around
the world who are members of the Carmelite Order of the Catholic Church
or its ministries.

Contact:

Carmelite NGO
http://www.carmelitengo.org  AZ, 85719 US
William Harry – Director, Communications, 520-481-4617
source URL: http://www.catholic.org/prwire/headline.php?ID=5418&wf=rsscol

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