In Assisi, seeking love and forgiveness in the shadow of St. Francis

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RNS photo by Kellen Manley of the Fetzer Institute

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ASSISI, Italy (RNS) Swimming against a global tide of religious violence and political polarization, about 550 religious and humanitarian leaders met recently here in the birthplace of St. Francis to propose a new way forward: love and forgiveness. By Charles Honey.

  • makeshiftmemorial

    “Still, he and others cautioned love and forgiveness are no cure-all for political realities and unjust systems. ‘Is it realistic to talk about forgiveness and love in the context of Israel and Palestine?’ he asked.”

    So love and forgiveness for all. Except for The Jews. nice.