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Film festival awards “Compañeros – La noche de 12 años”

Film festival awards “Compañeros – La noche de 12 años”

At the 33rd Festival International de Films de Fribourg, held 15-23 March, the Ecumenical Jury awarded “Compañeros – La noche de 12 años” (A Twelve-Year Night), directed by Álvaro Brechner, a prize of 5,000 CHF donated by the Swiss organizations Lenten Offering and Bread for All.

Funeral celebrates life of Rev. Robina Winbush

Funeral celebrates life of Rev. Robina Winbush

A funeral on 22 March celebrated the life of Rev. Robina Winbush, a World Council of Churches (WCC) Central and Executive Committee member known for her fierce advocacy for justice.

Diverse group discusses moving beyond tolerance to empathy at UN side event

Diverse group discusses moving beyond tolerance to empathy at UN side event

A diverse group of Christian and Muslim believers and international diplomats met at a side event at the United Nations in Geneva in a celebration of diversity with key speakers shunning extremism and committing to tolerance as a gateway to peace.