Timor-Leste Adopts Document on Human Fraternity

Timor-Leste Adopts Document on Human Fraternity

Timor-Leste will be the first country in the world to adopt The Human Fraternity document, a document promoting peace and harmony between Christians and Muslims that has been endorsed by both Pope Francis and Ahmed el-Tayyeb, the grand imam of Al-Azhar. The "Document...

May 20: President Ramos-Horta Address to Parliament

May 20: President Ramos-Horta Address to Parliament

On May 20, 2022, newly elected President José Ramos-Horta addressed the Parliament of Timor-Leste. The President addressed the challenges of building a pluralistic democracy after decades of violence under the occupation. The Constitution, he says, lays the foundation for the evolving State, and for peace in the nation.