Day: April 20, 2015

Desmond Tutu & Zak Ebrahim, “The Terrorist’s Son”, speak about their values and peace activism

Desmond Tutu & Zak Ebrahim, “The Terrorist’s Son”, speak about their values and peace activism

Speaking in a panel discussion on beliefs at the Skoll World Forum, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Zak Ebrahim, author of “The Terrorist’s Son” and the son of a convicted terrorist, shared how faith and beliefs have led them to work for peace. The Huffington Post writes about Tutu and Ebrahim, who have had very […]

Pope Francis pushes for global effort to help people fleeing strife and hardship

Pope Francis pushes for global effort to help people fleeing strife and hardship

Hundreds of people fleeing Libya are presumed dead after their boat capsized this week. In a video, Pope Francis urges other world leaders to aid Italy in helping people in migration, while expressing gratitude for Italy’s outsized role in the latest rescue operation. The Guardian has the video and quotes from his address:   Posted […]

The Rev. Jacqueline Means, first woman regularly ordained as a priest by The Episcopal Church, to speak at symposium about woman in religious leadership

The Rev. Jacqueline Means, first woman regularly ordained as a priest by The Episcopal Church, to speak at symposium about woman in religious leadership

Radical Religious Women is a symposium offered by Indiana Voices for Women in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Rev. Jacqueline Means will join other women leaders to share stories about their ministry and vision for the Church. Sister Tahera Ahmad, a prominent Muslim leader, and Rabbi Sandy Sasso, the first woman ordained in the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, […]