Sense of deep divides in our world expressed at Assisi Prayer for Peace(Thursday, 3 November 2011 )
ASSISI (CNS/Agencies): A common thread of unease ran through the Prayer for Peace encounter in Assisi on October 27. It was described as an uneasy sense that the world is facing not only conflict and war, but a much broader crisis affecting social and cultural life in every country of the world. Environmental damage, the rich-poor divide, erosion of cultural traditions, terrorism and new threats to society’s weakest members were cited as increasingly worrisome developments. ...