On the 76th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima, Nagasaki

Submitted by munir on Tue, 08/10/2021 - 16:25


August 6-9 period commemorates the 76th anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki marking the end of World War II. On this anniversary, the world remembers the tragic outcome of using nuclear weapons that have adverse effects on humans, nature, and the world at large.


St. Dominic’s legacy remains vibrant 800 years after his death

Submitted by munir on Mon, 08/09/2021 - 10:37

In the apse of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, just to the right of the chair of St. Peter, stands an 18-foot statue of St. Dominic de Guzman. Erected nearly 500 years after the Spanish saint’s death in 1221, the sculpture serves as a testament to the towering, enduring spiritual figure St. Dominic was destined to become in the Church.

The Mulberry Tree

Submitted by munir on Fri, 08/06/2021 - 19:37


This is my story and that of my family. It is also a shared narrative of thousands of other Palestinian families who experienced dispossession and as result became refugees in 1948.