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News: “Leading a city of compassion,” E-N 2 July 2017

News: “Leading a city of compassion,” E-N 2 July 2017

San Antonio Express- News, 2 July 2017, Faith section by Elaine Ayala Photo: Billy Calzada /San Antonio Express-NewsOmar Shakir of Masjid Bilal embraces Mayor Ron Nirenberg this month at San Fernando Cathedral, where the new City Council received blessings from many...

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E-N coverage of Compassion Resolution

San Antonio Express-News, 23 June 2017 by Josh Baugh Right out of the gate, Mayor Ron Nirenberg set the pace for his new administration and the City Council with resolutions Thursday affirming support for the Paris climate accord and the International Campaign for...

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NEWS: Faith Liaison for city known for experience

NEWS: Faith Liaison for city known for experience

Download as a PDF (it might be easier to read.) If San Antonio had to name its leading interfaith voices in the past half-century, the list would include several giants — the late Rev. Buckner Fanning, the late Rev. Claude Black, the late Archbishop Patrick Flores and...

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In the News: S.A.’s hope always there to get us through

In the News: S.A.’s hope always there to get us through

OPINION COLUMNIST ELAINE AYALA San Antonio Express-News 2 January 2017 My friend Laurie was working as a teacher’s assistant in a Tucson elementary school, essentially performing the classroom drudgery. She lined up preschoolers and cleaned up after them, only to...

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In the News: Recalling peaceful efforts of Mandela, Gandhi

In the News: Recalling peaceful efforts of Mandela, Gandhi

Sister Martha Ann Kirk is a religious studies professor at the University of the Incarnate Word and San Antonio's 2013 recipient of the Peace Laureate: "I teach spirituality, and part of that is teaching the spirituality of nonviolence. I teach the Charter for...

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Sacred Heartthrob?

Sacred Heartthrob?

So peaceCENTER Animating Director Ann Helmke's opinion piece for the San Antonio Express News this morning is really about Lent and compassion -- but the headline next to her photo made us smile. Here's what she said: Lent always makes me nervously excited. That may...

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