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Arts Vehicles for Peace and Justice and for a Change


Saad Ghosn

Father George Hajj, a Maronite, Always Puts His Faith into Action and Fosters Conditions to Allow Others to Become Holy Persons

"For me, social justice and faith are inseparable," says Father George Hajj, pastor of Saint Anthony of Padua Maronite church, located on Victory Parkway, in Cincinnati. "And faith without action is only echo." Hajj was born in the country of... Continue Reading →

For Aaron Bludworth, a Mormon, Discovering & Sharing the Humanity of the Invisible Other, Namely the Homeless, & Helping Wherever He Can, Is Living His Faith.

Aaron Bludworth was born in a religious family that belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, also known as the Mormon Church. Both his parents were members of the church and he grew up attending services regularly,... Continue Reading →

“Good Thoughts, Good Words, Good Deeds” Has Been the Constant Motto of Bakhtavar & Fred Desai Throughout Their Life and One of the Essential Teachings of Their Zoroastrian Faith

"We were taught all of our life to think good, speak good and do good," say in unison Bakhtavar and Fred Desai, both Indian descendants of Parsi Zoroastrian priests, ancient Iranians who fled Iran after the Arab Invasion and the... Continue Reading →

A Water Spirit, Quanita Roberson Is a Healer of Trauma, an Enablor of Love and Compassion, and a Builder and Bridger of Community

"I am the promise of forgiveness and reconciliation in the world," says Quanita Roberson, "and my work is to heal trauma wherever it is, on the individual, interpersonal and organizational levels, bringing peace and building bridges between individuals and communities."... Continue Reading →

For Reverend Daniel Hughes “Leaving Egypt” Takes Courage but Leads to a “Promised Land” Where There Is No Oppression & Where Justice Prevails

Reverend Daniel Hughes' personal faith was engrained in his family. Both his parents were ministers in the same non denominational church they had established in a predominantly black neighborhood of Lima, OH. Even though growing up in a rural setting,... Continue Reading →

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