Nelson Mandela (left) during a meeting at the World Council of Churches in 1990 in Geneva, Switzerland with Emilio Castro (Secretary General World Council of Churches, middle) and Soo Min-Lee (Secretary General, World Alliance of YMCAs, rigth) 433 more words
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Nelson Mandela was a Mahatma, a Great Soul.
The world is bereft, even if it doesn’t know it.
There are only a few giants among us, and he was one. 140 more words
I’ve just read the news that Nelson Mandela has died, at the fine age of 95, and felt a very bizarre flood of emotions. We’ve seen this sad day coming through numerous reports of the former South African president’s ill health, yet I never considered just how much it would hit me – and, I’m sure, the entire world – when his time was finally up. 339 more words
Elections take place on Nov. 19 for a new constituent assembly in Nepal. Despite fears of not achieving a ‘free and fair’ vote – and even the possibility of violence – many Nepalis hope desperately that the exercise will set the country on the path to recovery six years after the end of conflict between the state and Maoist insurgents. 321 more words
Image: Retiring Detective Senior Sergeant, Chris O’Connor – Photo: Norm Oorloff
There are those who support and advocate for victims of child sexual abuse. There are also those who get them justice. 1,024 more words
by Susan Matthews
Kathy Kane noticed that Father John Paul’s name was removed from the official clergy list at some point this past week. Father Paul resigned as pastor of Our Lady of Calvary Parish in Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 495 more words