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In the 1930s, The Oxford Group, which later became MRA, sparked off a spiritual revival in Scandinavia. In Denmark, as Keld Jørgensen describes in these extracts from his recent booklet*, it led to a people's movement to tackle unemployment.
Dr Cornelio Sommaruga was President of the International Committee of the Red Cross from 1987 to 1999. He is now President of the Swiss Foundation for Moral Re-Armament. This article is extracted from a talk he gave during a visit to Britain last January.
Veteran potter David Leach believes art is about transcendental values. He talks to Mary Lean and Anastasia Stepanova.
We journalists are often characterized as rude, invaders of privacy, biased and even dishonest. But for most journalists, most of the time, this is inaccurate. Most simply try to do a good job. We often make mistakes, though we're not always willing to admit or correct them even as we focus on the errors of others, especially politicians.
An international group, with experience of facilitating change in their societies, spent a week in April in Israel and Palestine, at the invitation of people who had participated in MRA conferences in Caux, Switzerland.
An all-African conference on how to combat corruption and bring reconciliation to a war-torn continent, organized by MRA, took place in Tanzania in May.
It's not just the ethereal scenery that brings people from conflict areas to Caux in Switzerland. Mary Lean takes part in a remarkable meeting of hearts.
Paul Williams attends an inter-generational conversation on ethics for the next century.
What happens when people with a common cause disagree about the way forward? Trade unions, political parties, churches, lobby groups and charities all face this dilemma from time to time. Some groups delay a decision and become absorbed in internal wrangling; others split. Mary Lean explores the experience of MRA in Britain, which has recently sold the Westminster Theatre.
The opening of MRA's Jubilee conference at Mountain House, Caux, was marked by the Swiss federal government and by international diplomats and politicians. Kenneth Noble reports.