Tag Archives: Faith

PHOTOS: One Palestinian Museum’s Artistic Message To The Pope

Artwork: The Deposition (c. 1507) by Raphaello Sanzio da Urbino.
“In that day there will be great mourning in Jerusalem,“ Zechariah 12:11.
Photo: Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian and detain others in downtown Ramallah. 31 March, 2002, by Alexandra Boulat.

The Pope’s visit to the Holy Land (today’s Jordan, Palestine and Israel) has been the focus of many activists hoping to get the Catholic pontiff to speak out in favor of the Palestinian cause. One such symbolic act was done through an artistic lens. The Palestinian Museum, a new museum set to open in the…more »

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Banning of Palestinian Children’s Art

Alice Walker

Empathy Is A Wave: The Banning of Palestinian Children’s Art from the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland I was injured as a child; my brother shot me in the eye with a pellet gun, causing disfigurement and loss of sight. The incident itself, as well as the trauma surrounding it: my father was unable…more »

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Tyndale Says “No” to War Criminal as Guest Speaker

George W. Bush, Portrait of a Leader

Bush’s Toronto appearance canceled A poster was distributed by students of Tyndale University and Seminary opposing a fund raising event featuring George W. Bush. Tyndale is a non-denominational evangelical Christian university and seminary. Student voice and actions resulted in successfully keeping George W. Bush off their campus! Next week’s appearance by former U.S. president George…more »

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Obama Blows a Judas Kiss to the Poor

Empty Houses and Homeless, Bloomington Ave S, Minneapolis

The unconscionable result of the manufactured crisis over the debt ceiling shows that the political Right knows how to play hardball, and that President Obama and his hapless party know how to get rolled. There are other options; and we, the people, need to press them home. The Obama-brokered deal on debt and spending was…more »

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