Archive for July 2014

Rapport Annuel 2013: pour la justice, par la foi

July 29, 2014

“Lors de la liturgie de clôture de Éléments de justice, la Rencontre intergénérationnelle de KAIROS en 2013, la communauté avait à marcher vers une série de quatre endroits à l’extérieur. À chaque point de rencontre, nous nous concentrions sur un…

Post filed in: En français

Support those affected by ongoing violence in Gaza

July 28, 2014

A number of KAIROS’ member churches are accepting donations to provide direct support to those affected by ongoing violence in Gaza.

Post filed in: Middle East

Plenty for all – by Michael Shapcott

July 28, 2014

Despite the gap between the rich and poor, Michael Shapcott studying at Trinity College, University of Toronto, shows that Jesus tells us from the miracle of the loaves and the fishes that there is plenty for all

Post filed in: Spirited Reflections

Northern Gateway decision a turning point in indigenous relations

July 16, 2014

In announcing its approval for the Northern Gateway pipeline, the federal government said that Enbridge “has more work to do to engage with aboriginal groups.” This passing off of responsibility to the pipeline’s sponsor does not release the government from…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Indigenous Rights

Current Violence and Military Action in Israel and Palestine

July 15, 2014

Jennifer Henry, Executive Director of KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives, has issued a statement in response to the ongoing violence and military action in Palestine and Israel.

Post filed in: Middle East

Kairos Times: July 2014

July 15, 2014

Read the July 2014 issue.

Post filed in: KAIROS Times E-Newsletter

KAIROS leads Philippines Learning Tour to Mindanao communities impacted by Canadian mining

July 15, 2014

Toronto, ON – KAIROS Canada is organizing a tour to the Philippines to learn more about how Canadian mining operations are impacting communities in that country. Ten representatives from KAIROS, the United Church of Canada, the Christian Reformed Church in…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Indigenous Rights, Media Releases

Support Grassy Narrows

July 11, 2014

Today’s Supreme Court decision affirming Ontario’s right to log on Grassy Narrows treaty land is a disappointment, but the First Nation’s fight to protect its traditional territory and waters, as well as the right to hunt, fish, and trap, continues.

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights

New Resource! Watershed Discipleship Workshop

July 10, 2014

Want to take some time in your church or community to explore the call to Watershed Discipleship? Our new 3 hour workshop can help! It includes biblical and personal reflection, reflection on the issues facing your watershed, and the opportunity…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Tar Sands Healing Walk Videos

July 10, 2014

Two videos by Allan Lissner on the Tar Sands Healing Walk.

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, UNDRIP Blog Updates, Video Playlists & Photo Albums

The world wants Canada to be open for justice

July 10, 2014

Canadian and international organizations press for law reform to hold Canadian mining companies accountable for human rights abuses overseas. Check out our latest policy briefing paper.

Post filed in: Corporate Accountability, Ecological Justice, Media Releases

A ‘Dead’ God and Redistributive Justice by Evans Rubara

July 7, 2014

Evans Rubara reminds us that Just as with rain and snowfall, our work towards an equitable society, though often slow and filled with discouragements, results in the slow trends of change and our work is not in vain.

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Spirited Reflections