Archive for October 2012

KAIROS Letter to President of Philippines on the Killing of Father Tentorio

October 27, 2012

KAIROS joins our partner, the Ecumenical Voice for Peace and Human Rights in the Philippines, in expressing our deep sorrow in learning of the murder of Father Fausto Tentorio, who was a strong advocate of the rights of Indigenous peoples….

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The São Paulo Statement “International Financial Transformation for the Economy of Life”

October 19, 2012

The global ecumenical community has issued a strong call for the transformation of the world’s financial system. A statement calling for a new financial and economic architecture emerged from a conference attended by sixty delegates from Christian churches from every…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Women of South Sudan desire a life of dignity, sustainable peace, and development

October 17, 2012

KAIROS funded partner, the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in the Great Lakes and Horn of Africa (FECCLAHA), a sub regional fellowship of churches affiliated with the All African Conference of  Churches, held a workshop with women representatives of…

Post filed in: Africa, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Women Working for Justice

October 17, 2012

Last month, we marked the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (IWD). Yet women’s historic struggle for better working conditions, better wages and improved benefits is far from over. In fact, it is at a critical stage in this era…

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“The Word of God is Living and Active” Heb 4:12

October 16, 2012

Reflections by Priscilla Solomon CSJ at Providence Bay United Church on Sunday Oct. 14 2012, after the Kairos Making it Matter workshop and Blanket Exercise at Mindemoya on Manitoulin Island. Sr. Priscilla has long been a part of the KAIROS…

Post filed in: Spirited Reflections

Message to the ONIC

October 12, 2012

From October 8-12, 4,000 Indigenous leaders and elders met in Bogota, Colombia for the VIII National Congress of the National Indigenous Organization of Colombia (ONIC), under the banner “For the Consolidation of our Territories, the strengthening of autonomy and the…

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Latin America

Covenant Chain Link III

October 10, 2012

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

KAIROS Times: September 2012

October 10, 2012

Read the September 2012 issue.

Post filed in: KAIROS Times E-Newsletter

For the Harvest of the Spirit

October 9, 2012

For the harvest of the Spirit, thanks be to God. For the good we all inherit, thanks be to God. For the wonders that astound us, for the truths that still astound us, Most of all that love has found…

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