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September 21st is International Day of Peace. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to peace in all viable ways. A major principle surrounding this day is the idea of peacebuilding. “Peacebuilding is different from “peacemaking” and “peacekeeping”
The content and photos in this story have been provided by staff from the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC) and the Rev. Canon Robert Edmunds, Middle East Partnership Officer for the Episcopal Church. As has been widely reported for many
World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe. With this in mind we invited Brother Andrew L. Carpentier, Director of The Holy Land
Faithful readers (har har get it?), you may remember a story from last year about a remarkable high school student named Benjamin Wright. Working with a group of friends and fellow actors, he put together seed money to fund a production of “Godspell” that ended up raising nearly
Today I received an email from Carlos Venturo, the Executive Director of ECLOF Peru, our ecumenical partner based in Lima. It is hard to believe a month has passed since my recent (and first) program visit. It reminded me of two things: our rich and long discussions around the program’s
At the gift shop at Cape Coast Castle, I picked up a copy of The Girl Who Can and Other Stories, by Ama Ata Aidoo. Aidoo is from Cape Coast, and after discovering her passion for writing while attending Wesley Girls’ High School, she studied English at the University of Ghana in Legon