Friday, 19 July, 2019

The enormity of our world's needs is overwhelming, and without a compassionate heart, distressing news can appear to be just black and white. A few intractable issues mentioned here may require our prayers and action.

6 Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out

6 Sexual Violence Survivors Speak Out

Wartime sexual violence is rape or other forms of sexual violence committed by combatants during armed conflict, war, or military occupation often as spoils of war; but sometimes, particularly in ethnic conflict, the phenomenon has broader sociological motives. Wartime sexual violence may also include gang rape and rape with objects. It is distinguished from sexual harassment, sexual assaults, and rape committed amongst troops in military service.[1][2][3] It

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Five Countries On The Frontline Of Tech

Five Countries On The Frontline Of Tech

Connectivity shapes culture around the world, and in many places digital life has become indivisible from day-to-day living. High-speed internet, mobile accessibility and cashless payments increasingly drive the global economy, and some countries are heavily leaning into this digital future with improved online services and accessibility. To uncover which countries

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An Eco-Minded Break In South Tirol, Italy

An Eco-Minded Break In South Tyrol, Italy

South Tyrol is an autonomous province in northern Italy, one of the two that make up the autonomous region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol. Its official trilingual denomination is Autonome Provinz Bozen – Südtirol in German, Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano – Alto Adige in Italian and Provinzia Autonoma de Bulsan – Südtirol in Ladin, reflecting the three main language groups to which its population belongs. The province is the northernmost of Italy,

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The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

The Last Supper By Leonardo da Vinci

The Last Supper (Italian: Il Cenacolo) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci housed by the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. It measures 460 cm × 880 cm (180 in × 350 in) and covers an end wall of the dining hall at the monastery. It is one of the western world’s most recognizable paintings. The work

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