Entries by Christopher Kerr

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Kony 2012: Research, Reflect & Act

If you haven’t watched the Kony 2012 video that went viral in recent weeks, you are likely becoming part of a minority group. As of March 14th the video has received more than 93 million views on sites like YouTube and Vimeo. Video director Jason Russell (co-founder of Invisible Children) utilizes engaging video techniques and imagery to share Invisible Children’s campaign to stop Joseph Kony from continuing to use violence against people in Central Africa.

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Rutilio Grande, S.J. | 1928 – 1977

BY CHRIS KERR | March 12, 2012 Today we remember the life of Fr. Rutilio Grande, S.J., who was murdered in El Salvador in 1977 at the hands of Salvadoran paramilitary soldiers.  Grande is most often referenced for his friendship with the late Archbishop Oscar Romero, who Rutilio enlightened by sharing the stories of the marginalized […]

Today Marks the 31st Anniversary of the Loss of Four Courageous Women

Today marks the 31st anniversary of the loss of four courageous women – Sr. Maura Clarke M.M., Jean Donovan, Sr. Ita Ford, M.M., and Sr. Dorothy Kazel, O.S.U. who were murdered in El Salvador on December 2, 1980, while serving as missionaries during a very tumultuous period in the history of the Americas.