MLK & Sudan’s Human Rights Disaster

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    “Our Father who art in Heaven,” I prayed, even as a little boy in Sudan, “hallowed be thy name.”  I was baptized as a child and learned about God and his will and his Kingdom in Catholic schools.  I have always believed that He gives us our daily bread and that He forgives [Read More...]

Lessons of Bobby Sands

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Before there was the produce farmer who set himself on fire in Tunisia  Before there was a Pakistani boy who stopped a school bomber  Before there was the Nelson Mandela who set a nation on fire, and then the world There was Bobby Sands. Some say it was Sands who influenced Mandela. Bobby Sands and [Read More...]

Mandela: Change an impending fate

Clinton pays Nelson Mandela a surprise birthday visit

  Today is Nelson Mandela’s birthday. The 94-year-old is celebrating with family but all around Africa, and indeed, places beyond, people are celebrating the man who has modeled reconciliation. My friend Captain David Moses told me that it was Mandela’s life-story that moved him beyond the anger he harbored from being tortured as a young [Read More...]


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