Light a #Candle4Peace on 21 September

#Candle4Peace

From the Editor

For the last few months the news has been unremittingly horrifying. Whether it is the conflicts being played out in Gaza, Syria, Ukraine or Iraq, people the world over are suffering in ways which shouldn’t be possible in a world where we are all so much more connected to each other than ever before.

With girls being kidnapped in Nigeria, with minority groups forced to flee up mountains in Sinjar in Iraq, with continuing persecution of gay communities in Russia, with pregnant women being put on death row for their beliefs in Sudan, and with children and the poor seeming to bear the brunt of man’s inhumanity to man wherever it touches society, there seems to be less peace in the world with each passing day. The candles are flickering low, and the darkness threatens to envelop us all. Continue reading