Henriette Thompson

Henriette Thompson

Phyllis Tickle: Towering presence, prophetic vision

Phyllis Tickle: A Life will appeal to those who admire the prodigious talents of the late Episcopalian author, poet, essayist and marketing force behind North American religious book publishing.

And a little child shall lead them

Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada’s Lost Promise and One Girl’s Dream follows the arc of historic political decisions, and traces those decisions to today’s epic, life-and-death struggle for Indigenous children, particularly in Treaty 9 area, northern Ontario.

Photo: Doug Lemke

Poetry this Lent

I get a little anxious before Lent. Forty days of self-examination,purification and closer journeying with Christ feel like a set-up forfailure on my part. I have a lot on my plate: highly engaging work forjustice, long daily commutes, people in my life who need my activepresence, things to do and places to go.

‘For the child taken, for the parent left behind’

In a few days, the second national event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) will begin. People of all ages—indigenous and non-indigenous, leaders and members of communities, churches, organizations and government, from Canada and around the world—will gather in Inuvik in the Northwest Territories.

Women on the road to peace

When members of a 35-woman de-mining unit remove their protective equipment at the end of another day of clearing mines in southern Sudan, their achievement

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