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 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