Archive for April 2015

KAIROS Times: April 2015

April 15, 2015

Read the April 2015 issue.

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What is at Stake for Indigenous Women when FPIC is not respected?

April 12, 2015

Vernie Diano from Innabuyog, a KAIROS partner in the Philippines, attended the 59th session of the UN Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) in New York last month. In the following statement, made at an event organized by the…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Locked Doors by Charmila Ireland

April 12, 2015

Charmila Ireland is a Master of Divinity student at Knox College, a member of Knox Presbyterian Church in Teeswater, Ontario, and a former intern at Project Ploughshares. It has been a busy few weeks in the church. Palm branches were…

Post filed in: Spirited Reflections

KAIROS calls on the Government of Canada to implement recommendations to end violence against Indigenous women

April 8, 2015

The recent acquittal of the man accused of Cindy Gladue’s murder sparked protest rallies across the country as many people saw the decision as yet another example of how Canada’s justice system is failing Indigenous women and girls. While news that…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Hopeful Signs, Alarming Realities on the Road to Climate Justice Policy Briefing Paper #41

April 6, 2015

Although climate change is already devastating the lives of millions of vulnerable people, Rev. Olav Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, reminds us: “Despite all the negative conditions, we have the right to hope, not as a…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice

Easter is a conspiracy of hope

April 1, 2015

Watch KAIROS’ Easter video message Dear Friends, Every year I approach Easter in the same way, hungry for the renewal it offers. This weekend, in my church, with my community, in song and story, I will be tangibly reminded of…

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Media Advisory: KAIROS invites children to create Heart Gardens in honour of children lost to the Indian Residential School system

April 1, 2015

(Toronto, ON) – KAIROS Canada invites children and youth in parishes and congregations from coast-to-coast to create hearts for a Heart Garden in remembrance of Indigenous children who attended the Indian Residential Schools. A Heart Garden will be planted at…

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