What is this blog about? It’s about Justice, Peace & Integrity of Creation
Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation speaks to the daunting reality that we face in this poor, battered, wounded world. Poverty and starvation, sectarian violence, environmental degradation, global warming, the looming wars over water, the current violence in the name of oil, the battles over land and food, all these call us to change.
The crisis is real, but the first and last word is hope: we hope that there are things worth living for, things that give, bring and sustain life – love, reconciliation, compassion, justice, peace, solidarity and healing. We have indeed crafted a world that is at risk: heeding the Jesus’ message we can turn and live a different way: instead of culturing violence, to culture peace.Read More
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All decisions taken under ideological influence, motivated by political biases or partiality, aiming at immediate or short time financial gain, guided by a political correctness, manipulating the [...]