Day: August 5, 2014


Dear Abba, I am anticipating the deciduous trees begin their annual transformation from lush green canopies to brightly-hued foliage to bare branches. It is part of the wheel of the year, a continually turning scenario that repeats again and again, but never seems to be boring or tiresome. I love spring and fall; watching the …

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Why Central Americans are fleeing their homeland

“Migration from the Northern Triangle of Central America — El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras — has risen steadily as violence has increased. Mary Small of Jesuit Refugee Service/USA and Shaina Aber of the United States Jesuit Conference explain what is driving people to flee for their lives.”