Humanism and Spirituality

22.05.2015 Tony Henderson

Conversion experience, Community, and St Benedict

Conversion experience, Community, and St Benedict

Visiting family in Australia and listening to the commentary of a lady and like-spirit now living there, near Perth, who is called Mother Mary by her immediates, as she spoke concerning the Rule of St Benedict, I could not help but note that this Rule is relevant to seekers after … »

22.05.2015 Tony Henderson

Igniting the divine spark for a thriving world

Igniting the divine spark for a thriving world

The Villa Romana Hotel, Baguio, Philippines, was the venue for a meeting of a small group of individuals gathered together in the common aim of helping manifest a peaceful, non-violent world. An essential element in this grouping is the links between Nature and People. These links have become dis-equilibrated with … »

04.05.2015 Iván Novotny

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

“From this magnificent place we should consecrate this movable day so that in the future it will be known as the ‘Day of Testimony’: a testimony that gives privilege to this human attitude and that is itself justified above all ideologies, all theories and all calculations of practical consequences. This … »

06.04.2015 Antonia Utrera

Women’s bodies, who do they belong to?

Women’s bodies, who do they belong to?

Regarding the feminine as an object. Women’s bodies, who do they belong to? According to Silvia Federici, feminist historian and activist, in the Europe of the middle ages women still exercised undisputed control over their bodies and giving birth. It was with the advent of capitalism that new ways were … »

28.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

A Home for Mercy

A Home for Mercy

Human Wrongs Watch ‘When last we met Mercy, she was arriving in her foster home, the child of a woman who had died of Ebola infection. See how Mercy’s getting on, in school for the first time, a child embraced by a family joined by love, if not blood.'( … »

09.03.2015 Human Wrongs Watch

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Human Wrongs Watch Meet Suzan, one of 40 young volunteers working to protect South Sudanese women and girls at a refugee settlement in northern Uganda. By Lucy Beck* 6 March 2015 – At Nyumanzi refugee settlement in northern Uganda, where the sound of families preparing food hangs on … »

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