Grafitti on the Israeli security wall of a person kneeling, with upstretched hands, before a large, painted red heart that is broken in two. Its pathos is palpable.

Let's be soldiers in the army of love

Our hearts break at the escalation of the war in Gaza. Violence begets violence; peace is the only option. Let's be comrades in the ground force of love.

Cries of Joy

When we win victories, we have to celebrate - as on the 10th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 on women, peace and security.
"Let's dream out loud how to support peace"

Rallying Cry

"If you want peace, work for justice" (Pope John Paul II). Writing a message for peace on the Israeli security wall.
Ugandan youth shares his testimony

Crying Tears

When you hear a testimony like this youth's from Uganda, sometimes all you can do is cry.

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Happy World Day of Peace! It's 2024 – a new year for a fresh start. As we reflect on 2023, we can't help but cry for peace. While Gaza is being bombed in response to Hamas' brazen attack and hostage taking, the war in Ukraine continues, and other conflicts foment, it is clear that humanity needs... (more)
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Last weekend, I walked through the streets of Toronto with a 12-foot puppet named Amal. Amal represents a 10-year-old Syrian girl who has lost her mother and is looking for a new home. It was wonderful to be part of the crowd that welcomed her with songs, food and love, and to share that sense... (more)
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Canada, Syria
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This post is from Moses from Nigeria, who shared this story on the Peace Wall.   What does peace mean to you? It means a lot and I have always wished to live in peace in my life. But it's unfortunate I couldn't have the chance to be in peace with myself because of life choices here... (more)
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Nigeria
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Do you ever wonder if the hope for “peace on earth, good will towards all” will ever be fulfilled? Me too. There are good reasons to be discouraged, some of which are visualized in the video, below. But there are also signs of hope. For each crisis, there are committed people working towards peace... (more)
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Today, at 10 AM in Israel, the country stood still for two minutes to pay their respects to the six million Jews who were murdered by Nazis during World War II. Around the world, others stood in solidarity with them. And in Poland, thousands of people marched silently from Auschwitz to Birkenau to... (more)
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Israel
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My sister told me to look up a remarkable woman, Jane Marczewski, yesterday. I listened to her songs and wisdom all night. Her joyful vulnerability, as much as her beautiful ballad, "It's OK," won the hearts of the judges and audience of America's Got Talent in the summer of 2021. If you, like me,... (more)
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