Visiting the colorful, celebratory dances in Bhutan, the world’s happiest country high in the Himalayas
Gospel-based rehab: there are 100 Farms of Hope worldwide, and now there are plans for one of these rehabilitation centers in the U.S., too
A moving encounter with the sacred rock of Australia — a respectful approach
After the devastating destruction of Haiyan in the Philippines: Even the strongest typhoon cannot blow away the will of helping others
Thirty-three islands hugging the equatorial line in the South Pacific make up the Republic of Kiribati — it is a disappearing nation, but it faces its challenges with dignity…
Interdependence Day in Dublin, September 20-23, 2013
Rather than celebrating national autonomy, Interdependence Day celebrates how connected countries are. This year’s focus is on migrations.
Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, in the entire Mideast region, and throughout the whole world to be held this coming Saturday, September 7th, 2013. The Pope made the announcement during the course of remarks ahead of the traditional Angelus prayer this Sunday.
“Will they burn the churches? We will pray in the mosques. Will they burn the mosques? We will pray in the churches. Will they burn both? We will pray together in the streets, for we are all Egyptians.”
– Coptic Pope Tawadros
What can we learn from the Aboriginal culture? Jim Bowler, the geologist who discovered the “Mungo Men” in Australia, has found an answer in his own way …
By Mary V. Cass