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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #3

Not only a political economic or ecological issue but the future of humanity that is at stake. “Climate change is the defining challenge of our time. It affects us all, but it does not affect us all equally. We have … Continue reading

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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #2

Mobilization of conscience on a global scale that will enable humanity to meet this great challenge confronting us. Continuation of Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #1 Being aware that 2015 is a dramatic year for making key … Continue reading

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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #1

In the run-up to the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),  people from many of the world’s religions and wisdoms met in Paris on July 20 and 21 for a … Continue reading

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Mayors from all over the world at the Vatican to talk about climate change

Mayor Mitchell Landrieu of New Orleans at the meeting in the Vatican could be pleased to hear what other mayors were doing to make cities more resilient and “get a practical guide on climate change.” When Hurricane Katrina hit 10 … Continue reading

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Vatican against Opponents of immigration

The immigration issue is a very difficult one the pope wants to bring under our attention. In many countries we can see that those who are opposed letting other people in what they call ‘their country’, are voted for and … Continue reading

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Forms of slavery, human trafficking and disrespectful attitude to creation to be changed

In Europe lots of people are moving around these days. They not all have the opportunity to enjoy holiday. Many people are forced to move around because they have no where to stay, no work, no good prospects. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Fitting the bill in the North and in the East

On Thursday Erdogan’s henchman, Turkey’s Prime Minister, has made a promise to his people that if they elect him next month that he soon would liberate Jerusalem. Ahmet Davutoglu was using words that are major hints for all students of … Continue reading

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Dreams of people, utopian visions or something to look at

Is it real, or is it just a gimmick? Is it an idea worthwhile to look at, or is it just something of people who want to fool the world or to make fun? In the North of Europe some … Continue reading

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EU Climate and Energy Framework and Roadmap for global climate agreement

The EU Climate and Energy Framework is based on substantial previous legislation, some of it incompletely transposed and ineffectively implemented. EU leaders agreed already on 23 October 2014 the domestic 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target of at least 40% compared … Continue reading

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Rampaging, demolishing sacred sites and cultural heritage

At the beginning of April a shocking video founds its way on several international television station showing another horrible war crime by ISIS. In the moving pictures we can see ISIS militants using sledgehammers, AK-47 rifles  and bulldozers to destroy … Continue reading

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