This week’s Middle East Notes presents articles concerning settlements and the Netanyahu government, the relationship between Obama and Netanyahu, injustices towards the Palestinians, and reflections on the newly agreed upon Iran nuclear agreement, and other issues.
Sr. Theresa Baldini, MM, who writes this week's reflection, was a member of the Maryknoll Contemplative Community in South Sudan.
This week's reflection was written by Fr. Tom Henehan who has spent his mission life in South America.
This reflection on the second Sunday of Advent is written by Sr. Charlotte Hobler, MM.
This reflection for the first Sunday of Advent was prepared by Fr. Tom Marti, MM, who spent his mission life in the Philippines.
Report: The African Growth and Opportunity Act: An Empirical Analysis of the Possibilities Post-2015
“The African Growth and Opportunity Act: An Empirical Analysis of the Possibilities Post-2015” was produced by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) at the Brookings Institution.
This week’s Middle East Notes presents articles on the peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, continued settlement construction, the region’s invisible Christians, control of the Jordan Valley, the “de-development” strategy of the Israeli government towards the Palestinians, Secretary Kerry’s public criticism of Israel’s settlement activities, and other issues.
Ready for Advent 2013, this collection of scripture reflections, written by Maryknoll missioners, Affiliates and staff, span the liturgical year (cycle A).
The November-December 2013 NewsNotes includes a report on Brazil's debt, reflections on the World Food Prize and Pope Francis, and an update on Cambodia, among other topics.
This week’s Middle East Notes contains articles concerning continuing settlement activity, a report of U.S. financial assistance to Israel, criticism and defense of Max Blumenthal’s Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, plans for a “Truth Commission” concerning the foundation of the State of Israel, contradictions in defining Israel as a Jewish state, and other issues.
This week’s Middle East Notes contains articles concerning the possibility and impossibility of the two-state solution, a review of Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, volunteerism in Palestine, continued settlement activity, apartheid, Gaza’s isolation, and other issues.
Curt Klueg writes this week's scripture reflection on the great gift of forgiveness.