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Pilgrims walk with minorities in Japan

Pilgrims walk with minorities in Japan

In a gesture of solidarity with marginalized minorities in Japan, a pilgrim team with participants from around the world gathered in Tokyo, Japan, on 12 September to encourage, empower, support and walk alongside minority communities for four days.

‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference

‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference

The Sant'Egidio community began a “Peace with no borders” conference in Madrid on 15 September, gathering religious leaders from all over the world to address each other on migration, the environment, dialogue and inclusion.

Reflection explores humanity, equality in God’s creation

Reflection explores humanity, equality in God’s creation

As the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel commenced, Nora Carmi offered a morning reflection at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva on 16 September. Carmi is a civil society worker on justice and peace issues who is from the Orthodox community.