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It is always good to have the counsel of wise friends. I have been inspired by my friend Donald Nicholl, a great human being, whose books I have been reading.
25 April 2007
NEWSDESK
As part of its Clean Election Campaign in Sierra Leone, Hope Sierra Leone – a non-governmental organization affiliated to IofC-International – ran a Clean Elections Dialogue in Freetown, 3–5 April 2007 in partnership with the National Electoral Commission.
18 April 2007
NEWSDESK
Frederic Chavanne reports on initiatives to bring people together from across the political divides and to help former rebels return to civilian life.
17 April 2007
COMMENTARIES
How can we help each other to cherish the truth? How can we build the trust that is the best natural fertilizer for the truth to grow? Telling the truth, with love, as best we may, is a step towards healing the wounded memories.
16 April 2007
BLOG
A few reflections on the meaning of Easter after a week away in the stillness of nature.
16 April 2007
FEATURES
The Falklands War, 25 years ago, faced Major Chris Keeble with the sternest test of his military career. It led to a turning point in the war, and an unexpected outcome. Michael Smith recalls his story.
04 April 2007
FIRST PERSON
1.3 million people worldwide do not access to safe drinking water, according to the UN. Joseph Karanja starts each day with a time of searching for direction in silence. He tells how this led to finding spring water on his land, which will soon be marketed nationwide.
03 April 2007
FIRST PERSON
About 1,000 people attended a screening of The Imam and the Pastor in Toronto, Canada, on 1 April, in a special event to mark the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (Mawlid an-Nabi).
03 April 2007
BLOG
I think it was Winston Churchill who described the English and Americans as 'two peoples divided by a common language'.
28 March 2007
BLOG
Taking the train into work this morning, a pretty blond girl caught my eye (hey, I'm a bloke). She was wearing a white tunic with the words 'Beauty Therapist' written on it. Somehow I misread it as 'Reality Therapist' and that set me thinking ... 'Wouldn't it be wonderful to find a Reality Therapist!' ... and (next thought) ... 'But what would they do?'
27 March 2007
REVIEWS
God's Politician is probably the best light introduction to the life of William Wilberforce, says Mike Smith. In 174 pages, Lean tells the moving and gripping story of Wilberforce's 20-year campaign in the British parliament to abolish the slave trade. Its abolition, 200 years ago this March, was a turning point in the affairs of the world.
26 March 2007
BLOG
I know that it has been a while since we launched, and I haven't written much in that time. It hasn't been for lack of things to write about though! So I want to give a little round-up of stories and events – any one of which could easily be extended to a longer article.
23 March 2007
BLOG
Amid the glitz and glamour of the Oscars, a surprising story of hope from the Middle East...
23 March 2007
COMMENTARIES
Ireland and England - 'time to put the hangover of history to bed and embrace the future'.
19 March 2007
BLOG
Well, we've finally done it. In the early hours of this morning (or yesterday afternoon GMT) the new FAC website went live.
08 March 2007
BLOG
This morning's email contained a link to a 90 second video: 'Stop the clash of civilizations' www.avaaz.org/en/stop_the_clash , with an invitation to sign a petition urging real Middle East talks.
07 March 2007
NEWSDESK
The auditorium of the National Library in Ottawa was filled to capacity for the Canada Premiere of The Imam & the Pastor on 26 February, 2007. The event, hosted by the Nigerian High Commissioner, was attended by members of twelve diplomatic missions, including four ambassadors, and two members of parliament.
07 March 2007
NEWSDESK
Mohamed Sahnoun, President of Initiatives of Change International, launched his new book 'Mémoire Blessée – Algérie 1957' with call for healing the past between Algeria and France.
06 March 2007
PEOPLE BUILDING TRUST
In the thick of the turmoil gripping Lebanon, Marie Chaftari, a Christian, and Lina Charafeddine, a Muslim, are trying to get their respective communities to see each other in a different light. Frédéric and Nathalie Chavanne hear their story.
05 March 2007
REVIEWS
His life has “the capacity to speak meaningfully” to everyone. Here's a book no one should miss reading.

04 March 2007
NEWSDESK
After a stirring world premier at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and high-profile launch events in Washington DC and Britain’s House of Parliament, February 22nd saw the documentary’s official launch in Nigeria, homeland of the film’s protagonists.
02 March 2007
NEWSDESK
Oxford University Islamic Society in association with IofC and the Oxford Branch of the United Nations Association both screened 'The Imam and the Pastor' in the last week.
01 March 2007
NEWSDESK
Sixty people took part in an interfaith evening in Perth on 18th February on the theme, “Love your neighbour...”
26 February 2007
COMMENTARIES
Compassion has to be infused into the agenda if we want to see a difference in international affairs.
26 February 2007
NEWSDESK
When Father Anthony, a priest at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Panchgani, India, called for multi-religion prayers on January 30, 2007, Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists and Christians responded, gathering together for prayers. Ann Njeri, from Kenya, was there.


20 February 2007
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