Archive for March 2011

MEDIA RELEASE: Federal budget out of line with Canadian opinion on environment

March 24, 2011

For Immediate Release March 23, 2011 (Ottawa/Toronto) – Yesterday’s budget indicates that environmental priorities will continue to be neglected, despite the opinions of Canadians. “The budget announcement is one more example to add to the heap of evidence that the…

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Cross Canada KAIROS Groups Drum for Justice on Indigenous Rights

March 15, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY | 30.11.10 Photo Opportunity Toronto/For Immediate Release                                     Tuesday, November 30, 2010 WHO:           KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives local groups and local churches. WHAT:       Events in communities across Canada where people will drum together in solidarity with Indigenous peoples…

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KAIROS Times: March 2011

March 15, 2011

Read the March 2011 issue.

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Don Samuel Ruiz at World Peace Forum in Vancouver

March 11, 2011

From Barry Nelson, Development and Peace BC/Yukon Regional Council Attached please find a picture of Bishop Ruiz attending the workshop on Peace & Justice issues developed by the BC/Yukon Regional Council of Development & Peace and presented at the World…

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Reflection by Jean Koning

March 11, 2011

As I re-read this piece almost 30 years later, I believe what Bishop Ruiz said then still rings true for church people today, except we are in the minority and I don’t know how many people in the secular world…

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KAIROS: The importance of faith

March 11, 2011

“KAIROS is one or many ways that the churches strive to live out their faith in a God, in whose image and dignity all persons were made, and in whose creation we are called to abundant life. “

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Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada sends letter to PM Harper

March 7, 2011

“We are writing to express our disappointment with the facts that have come to light regarding the decisions surrounding the loss to KAIROS of $7 million in Federal funding in 2009.” fileadmin/fe/files/PDF/cidacuts/Letter-11-03-WICC.pdf

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The Canadian Religious Conference sends letter to Minister Oda re. funding cuts

March 3, 2011

The Canadian Religious Conference, representing Canadian Catholic sisters, priests and brothers, supports KAIROS with a letter to Minister Oda re. the restoration of funding. fileadmin/fe/files/PDF/cidacuts/Letter-11-03-03-CRC.pdf

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The Value of Gold

March 2, 2011

I heard a surprising story the other day. A pastor preaching his Sunday sermon on the topic of wealth illustrated his lesson with some stories about the toxic legacy of gold mining. He had traveled to the Philippines a year…

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