Written by Rene Wadlow
Published: 26 July 2015
The Rhythms of Compassion for the New Age
The rhythms of the past are strong, for the power of history is often heavy. There is inertia in centuries-old forms and practices which are no longer appropriate. Yet a new history is to be written, a new creation is to be born.
The United Nations Human Rights Council ended its session on Friday, 3 July, and called attention to two new country situations which require strong efforts to limit violence and on-going violations of human rights: South Sudan and Burundi.
26 June: Anniversary of the Signing of the UN Charter
20 June: World Refugee Day In a 18 June 2015 report of the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), it is stated that there are some 60 million people who have been displaced by war, violence, and persecution. Refugees are made, not