Monthly archives for April, 2008

Brian McLaren will be in the Bronx for his Everything Must Change Tour

The Latino Leadership Circle invites you to attend a wonderful interactive presentation by internationally known author Brian McLaren.  McLaren has been named by Time magazine as one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in the country, he is the author of numerous books including, A Generous Orthodoxy, The Secret Message of Jesus, and Adventures in …

Pope Speaks up for Immigrants

For full article click unto: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/20/us/20catholics.html?ex=1366430400&en=fad5595866ef6df0&ei=5124&partner=permalink&exprod=permalink

New Jersey’s Immigration Crackdown

The New York Times April 16, 2008 Editorial New Jersey’s Immigration Crackdown Illegal immigration is inherently a matter for the federal government, but local police forces are increasingly conducting their own crackdowns. The police in some New Jersey towns have been aggressively looking for immigration violations and, predictably, it has been leading to abuses. The…

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MLK: In Remembrance of a Social Prophet

For an audio slideshow click unto: http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1475276141/bclid1475275074/bctid1478267941  

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The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo

Today, in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, rape is taking place on a scale that is almost unimaginable. In the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of women and girls have been raped – but their suffering goes unacknowledged. Instead, they are invisible, shamed and mute. This is the story of one filmmaker’s crusade…

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The Last Word: Testimony of Dith Pran of The Killing Fields

Photojournalist Dith Pran portrayed in the film The Killing Fields dies at 65. For a brief video and slide show about his life and contribution click on links below: http://www.nytimes.com/packages/html/multimedia/20080320_DITH_PRAN_LAST_WORD_FEATURE/index.html http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2008/03/31/nyregion/20080331_DITH_index.html?partner=permalink&exprod=permalink