Special report by Adam Blitz for Father Paulo’s 60th birthday, who continues to be held captive in Syria.
“Paolo’s vision was to create a monastic order dedicated to Abrahamic hospitality and Christian-Islamic dialogue and, until the war, Deir Mar Musa was a meeting point for Syrians of all faiths from across the country… Continue reading
Apollo Papafrangou’s poetry rips aways any protection of sensibilities to reveal the rawness of love, disappointments, rejection, and, the intense pain of heartbreaks. “Poems are just distilled thoughts.” Papafrangou explains, “I’m drawn to the form because there are certain ideas I may have that don’t lend themselves to the narrative form — concepts I want to … Continue reading
The muses dance today for the release of The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work by Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon. The OPA! Way is a modern day classic. It reveals the secret to finding meaning, purpose and ultimately, joy in life by following the wisdom of ancient Greeks, their mythology, philosophy … Continue reading
Katie Paul and Justine Benanty, founders of ArchaeoVentures, launch today a weekly online video series to advance women in science beyond the stereotypes to feature lively dialogue on current scientific archeological research both in the ground and underwater and in environments with increasingly global political, humanitarian, and environmental challenges. An Anthropologist and Archaeologist, Paul, … Continue reading
Imagine a world filled with potential, courage, beauty and light being created by Dr. Bishnu Maya Pariyar, a gentle warrior ensuring the Dalits, the untouchables, of Nepal have their rights and live with dignity. “If you focus on one thing, you will have success. You have to work hard, have determination, have patience and … Continue reading
The International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) officially recognized the Ottoman Greek Genocide as genocide in 2007, almost one hundred years later. Continue reading
Swiss artist and gallery owner, Anita Peghini-Raber, shares her views on creativity with one of her favorite paintings, a painting of a couple in a tango embrace. Continue reading