Tag: Peacebuilding

Real peace requires sincere dialogue, hard work, Colombian prelate says

Real peace requires sincere dialogue, hard work, Colombian prelate says

| Beth Griffin | September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Peace is a gift from God and not an imposition, a Colombian archbishop told those gathered for a Sept. 17 prayer service on the eve of the opening of the 73rd session of the U.N. General Assembly.

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Panel looks at future of religious minorities victimized by IS militants

Panel looks at future of religious minorities victimized by IS militants

| Beth Griffin | November 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

The day she succeeded in her fourth attempt to escape six months of daily rape and humiliation by her Islamic State captors, Iraqi teen Ekhlas Khudur Bajoo made a vow.

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Social innovators meet in Rome to seek new ways to build bridges

Social innovators meet in Rome to seek new ways to build bridges

| October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

While tourists walking around the lobby of Rome’s Crowne Plaza Hotel eagerly discussed their vacation plans, young men and women from around the world were nestled in a nearby conference room, engaged in a different kind of conversation.

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CRS unveils book about Muslim-Christian cooperation in peacebuilding

CRS unveils book about Muslim-Christian cooperation in peacebuilding

Religion matters but relationships among people of different beliefs matter most when it comes to peacebuilding efforts, said a group of panelists at the introduction of a new Catholic Relief Services publication about Muslim-Christian cooperation around the world.

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