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Cyprus holds “Minute of Silence” for peace

Cyprus holds “Minute of Silence” for peace

Christian and Muslim religious leaders, together with Anglican and Greek evangelical churches, marked the International Day of Peace on 21 September in Cyprus by observing a Minute of Silence at noon.

Rev. Traci Blackmon: people of faith must not be silent

Rev. Traci Blackmon: people of faith must not be silent

Christians have a moral responsibility to speak out and teach people to say no to racism, xenophobia, exclusion and discrimination.

In Nigeria, “let us walk with our heads high”

In Nigeria, “let us walk with our heads high”

As tens of thousands of people watched from offices, shops, and the sides of the road, the Thursdays in Black “street walk” made it way through Abuja, Nigeria, on the afternoon of 23 August.