Humanism and Spirituality

Antonio Carvallo Interview Dr Vinya Ariyaratne

Pressenza Interview with Dr Vinya Ariyaratne, President of Sarvodaya the largest NGO in Sri Lanka reaching with their message of compassion and nonviolence over 15000 villages in the country. Transcript: I am Antonio Carvallo editor of presence and member of…

Feminist and lesbian elected as new President of the Chilean Humanist Party

Natalia Ibáñez Donoso will lead the process of re-founding the Humanist Party in Chile. In an internal vote carried out by the Humanist Party militancy, Natalia Ibañez Donoso, a 34-year-old feminist and lesbian, was elected as the new President of…

Workshops on relaxation and meditation techniques

Learn to relax your body, emotions and mind. Learn how to let inner peace gain ground in your daily life. Discover harmony in the environment around you. By Laura Hernández and Carlos Sánchez The Covid19 pandemic has pushed public health…

Between reason and faith

We have been conditioned to believe, not to exercise reflection. Most of the actions projected from any sphere of authority in our social environment force us to accept myths, thoughts or decisions based on a truth about which, in general,…

A Catholic Archbishop Calls for Nuclear Disarmament

Archbishop Wester highlights Pope Francis’ stance that the “possession of atomic weapons is immoral.” By Deseri Tsepetis – nationalinterest.org Last month, John C. Wester, the Archbishop of Santa Fe, California, issued a pastoral letter calling for nuclear abolition and supporting the…

In gratitude to Thich Nhat Hanh: The Asean model of non-violence, the empowered global peace activist

ON SPIRITUALITY AND NON-VIOLENCE     by Genevieve Balance-Kupang In memoriam and in gratitude to the Buddhist Zen Thay (Teacher) Thich Nhat Hanh who went beyond this physical plane on January 22, 2022, in the Tu Hieu Temple in Hue,…

Overcoming obstacles towards a World Citizens’ Parliament

Global challenges and pathologies (climate change, the destruction of the shared biosphere, poverty and unequal distribution of wealth, profit-orientation, authoritarianism, gender inequality, racism, and more) require worldwide networking and solutions, which, however, must not only be enforced at the global…

Godi Gutierrez

I met him very young, on a street corner in Makati, a neighbourhood in Manila, Philippines. I immediately felt a deep connection with him. Perhaps it was his sense of humour, or the refined aesthetic quest in everything he did,…

Ahey: An Indigenous Chant of Thanksgiving to Kabunian and Healing from the Virulent Covid-19 Virus

Part Three of the Ayuweng Series to celebrate the International Decade of Indigenous Languages by Estella Wanden and Genevieve Balance Kupang On Celebrating the UN Decade of Indigenous Languages and Healing from the Virulent Covid-19 Virus Ahey, Ahoooy, Ahoooy, Aho-eeey! Greetings…

A New Spiritual Horizon

El pasado fin de semana, del 7 al 9 de enero, se celebró, como todos los años, el encuentro mundial en torno a El Mensaje de Silo, de nuevo en formato virtual (dada la situación mundial que limita los desplazamientos),…

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