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The Christian Information Service in Croatia has published a small but powerful book titled RefuJesus. Author and activist Boris Peterlin meditates on Jesus in today's refugee camps.

The Challenge of Community

by Susannah Hunter 11-01-2001

A year of voluntary service has become a rite of passage for thousands of socially conscious young Christians.

Fun With Facts

The Navy's Blue Angels have used 5.5 trillion gallons of kerosene-based jet fuel for training alone. New Yorkers used 2.2 billion gallons of kerosene in 1997 to stay warm.

Speaking in Tongues

The faith-based anti-globalization movement is learning some new words.

Where Your Treasure Is

Americans are looking for socially responsible corporations, but many corporations haven't yet caught on.

Yo Quiero Justicia

Would you be willing to pay a fourth of a penny more for your chalupa if it meant that farm workers could earn a living wage?

West Texas Rock

Folks in Midland, Texas, are fed up with slavery and they aren't going to take it anymore.

Small Arms x 500 Million

While the U.S. government condemns the weapons programs of impoverished nations such as Iraq and North Korea, it remains a world leader in the production and sale of small arms...

Presente!

James A. Corbett, 1933-2001

Barbie Busting

Never one to miss out on market share, Mattel's Girls Division has added "Quinceañera Barbie" as their first "Hispanic-tradition" theme doll. 

Potent Quotable

"Thank you for your letter expressing concern about the use of Abbott's sodium thiopental in capital punishment procedures."

Twelve Days of Christmas

26: St. Stephen's Day: Give to the poor all that you don't need.

News Bites

Pram Time. Fifteen nonviolent demonstrators, including four children, occupied the Colombian consulate in Sydney, Australia, in August...

Building Supplies

Looking for more information on U.S. drug policy?

 

Raising the Roof

At the Faithdome in South Central Los Angeles in May, one of the most dynamic religious movements in the world was out in full force...

Getting in the Way of Aggression

by Susannah Hunter 09-01-2001

On the front lines with Christian Peacemaker Teams

Temples, Shrines, Mosques, and Churches

One of America's greatest strengths is our diversity of faith traditions. New research suggests we're getting stronger every day.

News Bites

Two-Edged. In a national effort to disarm all fighting units in Sierra Leone, the U.N. destroyed nearly 10,000 firearms in a month-long amnesty period.

 

Turning the Tables on Hate

St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church turned the tables on hate-monger Fred Phelps in May when Phelps brought 10 of his followers to protest the ordination of Anita Hill, a lesbian pastor.

Yearning to Be Free

This spring 14 undocumented Mexican immigrants died from prolonged exposure to extreme heat in the Arizona desert.