Rembrandt painted Aristotle contemplating a bust of the Greek poet Homer and wearing the “golden chain of Homer,” a metaphor of unity and a fit symbol for the World Prayer Day.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, scholars and activists endorsed the proposal of a world day for prayer as an antidote to all violence.
Tolerance has become the fashionable sentiment of admitting to society those we loathe. But human dignity deserves more. Tai Ji Men deserves much more.
An appeal that gathered significant support asks the authorities in Taiwan to find a political solution for the 22-year-long case.
Tolerance is the first step towards freedom of religion or belief. It is imperative the Taiwanese government grants it to Tai Ji Men.
An old but wrong idea is that those with intolerant ideas should not be tolerated. In fact, we are all intolerant of something.
Controversies in the Catholic Church about tolerance and religious liberty may offer some guidance for the situation in Taiwan.
Tai Ji Men’s teaching on the crucial role of conscience offers a key that may make United Nations work.
Throughout the years, the role of coalitions gathering different NGOs has become increasingly important at the United Nations. An ad hoc coalition now supports Tai Ji Men