REFLECTION: A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan

by Tony Magliano The world’s newest nation is in big trouble. After more than 20 years of civil war between the southern and northern areas of Sudan, the southern part of that country on July 9, 2011, became the independent nation of the Republic of South Sudan. But the situation on the ground soon looked … Continue reading REFLECTION: A Christmas gift for suffering South Sudan

REFLECTION: Millions of refugees with no place to call home

by Tony Magliano Emergency: Syria! Emergency: South Sudan! Emergency: Democratic Republic of the Congo!  These are the alarming messages being displayed on the homepage of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (www.unhcr.org). According to the UNHCR, Syria has more people forcibly displaced than any country on earth. Over 9 million Syrians have been uprooted from … Continue reading REFLECTION: Millions of refugees with no place to call home