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World Campaign: “Sowing Hope for the Planet”

The Union of Superiors General of Catholic Religious Sisters launched the “Sowing Hope for the Planet” campaign two years ago. Sister Sheila Kinsey, its coordinator, spoke to us about the project. Sister Sheila, an American, has clear ideas, and she knows exactly what ‘interconnection’ means. She tells us: “The world is interconnected. The exploitation of …

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Reflection: The Racism that Surrounds Us

The world is seeing once again the upsurge of a vicious “virus” that has spread to every corner of the world. This time, the “virus” is that of social, cultural, economic, political, institutional, legal and religious discrimination against people of different skin colour, social status and historical origins. Racism is everywhere and people around the …

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Witnesses: Brother Roger Schutz, Taizé “That little springtime”

He founded the Taizé Community, an ecumenical monastic community in Burgundy, France. He was killed during evening prayers in Taizé on August 16, 2005. It was to young people that Brother Roger devoted his life, and in whom he saw the greatest hope for the future.  Roger Schutz was born in the Jura, the north-western …

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