Pope Francis has called for a day of fasting and prayer for peace in Syria, in the entire Mideast region, and throughout the whole world to be held this coming Saturday, September 7th, 2013. He also issued a forceful condemnation of the use of chemical weapons. Read his full remarks.

I have a friend who is walking from Santiago, Spain to Jerusalem in behalf of an association of families with people ill of Alzheimer who is already in Croatia after doing almost 1,900 miles. One of is friends advised him in is blog to be careful, entering the Balkans, “land of tribal fights” “Religion fundamentalism”, […]

my first and my last encounter with the Berlin’s wall. How the gasping for liberty of the east crashed with the search for new markets of the west and how the rush of Germany for reunification was right and the advise for patience of the west to the other countries was tragic and wrong. Why we can’t forget the Berlin’s Wall and can see without worry the new walls raising in the world