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2.20.12 | World Day of Social Justice

February 20, 2012, marks the fifth anniversary of the World Day of Social Justice, established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. The day occurring on the General Assembly's opening of each new yearly session, recognizes that social development and social justice are indispensable for the achievement and maintenance of peace and security within and among nations and that, in turn, social development and social justice cannot be attained in the absence of peace and security or in the absence of respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms.
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"I have recognized the presence of the Divine"

It is in the stories and struggles of refugees - in their ability to renew and reshape their lives after horrendous losses, in their will to survive and forge ahead that I have recognized the presence of the Divine.… An unknowable strength, an indefinable resilience, and an indescribable forgiveness.
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Super Bowl XLVI - Giants, Patriots, and….Nuns?

While you were watching the Super Bowl last night, Roman Catholic nuns were making sure no one became a victim to sex trafficking. A group of nuns collaborated with Indianapolis city officials by training local workers such as cab drivers and security guards to recognize warning signs of potential trafficking during Super Bowl weekend.