Category Archives: Churches

Delegación Pastoral de la Iglesia Unida de Cristo EE.UU./U.S. Pastoral Delegation in Colombia

Ver aquí una entrevista que se hizo en Café con Fe, un programa en el Canal Capital de Bogotá.  Se entrevistó a una pastora norteamericana que pertenece a una delegación que visitó a Colombia.  (Michael Joseph se pasa como traductor.) … Continue reading

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Civil Society Roles in Conflict Zones

In an environment where peace talks are already underway and civil society has been excluded from the peace tables, it might appear that the government and insurgents are calling all the shots. While the armed actors are the ones who will ultimately … Continue reading

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Message of Peace for the New Year

Dear Friends, Family, and Colleagues– I have just returned from Connecticut, where I was visiting my family for the Christmas holidays.  There, as in much of the country, the tragedy of Newtown, where 20 children and six others were killed … Continue reading

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Preparations for a Peace Process

On Monday, October 15, the government and FARC negotiators will sit down in Oslo to begin the next phase of the Colombian peace talks.  Next Wednesday, they are expected to hold a joint press conference, after which the talks will … Continue reading

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