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Mindanao: Notre Dame Oblates mark 50 years "serving Christians and Muslims"
The congregation was set up by two missionaries of Mary Immaculate with the aim of supporting education in the archipelago, torn apart by years of separatist struggle. With time, peace and interfaith dialogue became the foremost mission of these sisters.
Educating children to avert a culture of violence in Mindanao
State and Catholic universities are promoting cultural exchanges and a culture of peace. Expert in Islamic-Christian dialogue says, “Peace is more than silencing the guns”. Silsilah is an example.
We are working to build peace, says Pikit parish priest
Mindanao: spreading a culture of peace through radio
The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate inaugurate their new media centre. Through news, music and entertainment, they plan to spread a culture of peace among the people in one of the most violence-stricken regions of the Philippines.
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Christians, Muslims, and indigenous people together for a "culture of peace"
Conferences and seminars encourage a “culture of peace and empathy". For one youth leader, “Youth, with their energy, connections and enthusiasm in advocating peace, can produce change in society."
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Silsilah for a future of peace in Mindanao, against “the path of hatred and conflict”
The “victims are not only Christians but also, and especially, Muslims,” the movement says. “The reality is that there are external groups and centres of power who are interested to divide us.” It wants to promote “a new form of dialogue based on a love that goes beyond the limit of tolerance." It calls for a “radicalism with love to have radical changes in our society".
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