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Mairead Maguire reports on the 2014 Peace Pilgrimage to Syria

I’ve had the privilege of joining Mairead and her team on both of her recent visits to Syria. She is an inspiring leader whose wisdom is only overshadowed by her humility. What follows is her personal report of our April 2014 mission. … Continue reading

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Mairead Maguire talks about Syria

I have wonderful memories of travelling through Damascus with Mairead. One of most enduring was seeing Mairead finish a conversation with a Syrian girl and turn to me and say “aren’t people wonderful, Dave?” It is a simple love of … Continue reading

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Mussalaha Delegation on Syrian TV

In May, 2013, I was privileged to travel to Damascus as part of an international ‘Mussalaha’ (reconciliation) delegation, let by Nobel Peace Prize winner, Mairead Maguire, and hosted by Mother Agnes Mariam. Few in the ‘western world’ see what it … Continue reading

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Declaration of the Mussalaha Delegation to Syria on the Refugee Situation in Lebanon

May 7th, 2013 The summary conclusion of the Mussalaha delegation is that Syrian refugees in Lebanon are forced to rely mainly on their own resources and Lebanese hospitality, both of which are strained to the limit and portend a humanitarian … Continue reading

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Don’t arm the rebels: Syrian nun brings her plea to Australia

Sydney, June 16: The international spokesperson for Syria’s multi-faith grassroots reconciliation movement, Mother Agnes from the Monastery of St James in Homs, is in Australia to beg for an end to foreign interference in Syria. As US President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Hands Off Syria

Our hearts bleed for the people of Syria. Our hearts bleed for the people of Syria – for the real people of Syria, and not just for the images of Syria that are handed to us by the media. What … Continue reading

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