Mourning Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo, former Pax Christi International Co-President, champion of nonviolence and democracy

from Pax Christi International Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo Pasinya, former archbishop of Kinshasa and co-president of Pax Christi International (2007 to 2011), has died following a period of illness. He was a force for peace and tireless advocate for democracy in his beloved homeland, DR Congo. He will be sorrowfully missed by the entire Pax Christi … Continue reading Mourning Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo, former Pax Christi International Co-President, champion of nonviolence and democracy

REFLECTION: Millions of refugees have no place to call home

by Tony Magliano The heartbreaking photo of the little Syrian refugee boy washed up dead on the shore of Bodrum, Turkey (see picture: http://bit.ly/1PZHvDV) strikingly illustrates the tragic plight of desperate refugees – mostly Syrian – fleeing for their lives from the Islamic State and other violent groups in the Middle East and Africa. The … Continue reading REFLECTION: Millions of refugees have no place to call home