Recognizing and Resisting Violence

The world, since the dawn of man, has known the stain of violence. Yet, the Lord our Shepherd calls us to be peacemakers, to love our neighbors, even those different from us. But how can we act when whispers of hatred turn to threats of annihilation? The scriptures offer wisdom in discerning the rise of…

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The State of Our Forests: A Call to Action

Forests, the Earth’s lungs, are in a critical state. Data from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) paints a concerning picture: we’ve lost an estimated 420 million hectares of forest globally since 1990, an area larger than the European Union. Deforestation for agriculture, logging, and development cuts into these vital ecosystems at an alarming rate.…

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Reflections on World Refugee Day 2020

– Salathiel Nalli I am writing these few lines in the comfort of my home, but around 80 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes as on today. Among them, there are 26 million refugees (forced to flee their country because of persecution, war or violence) (Source: https://www.unhcr.org/en-in/figures-at-a-glance.html) The United Nations declared…

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