Gaza

Parishioners Ann and Kath signing cards
Some early Easter cards signing took place at St Wilfrid’s in Preston this weekend. The parish greetings have been sent this morning, Monday 1st of April, to the catholic parish of the Holy Family in Gaza, to show solidarity with the remaining few Christians still left in the region during this time of conflict.The Faith and Justice Group in Preston decided to take part to the Liverpool justice and peace commission’s campaign, which has been set to provide the participants with the opportunity...
Bloody child's shoe found after a rocket attack in Gaza
“The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless."This wise insightful quote comes from ex-US President Jimmy Carter many years ago, but it might well have been said by Mother Teresa for the universal truth that it unveils.Beneath all the political and religious posturing and rhetoric in recent months, Carter's phrase can perhaps give a focus to the underlying reality of the violence being unleashed in various trouble-spots in our poor bruised...
Children of the Gaza Strip
My eyes were drenched with tears when I saw a photo of a helpless woman squatting on the debris of her house, in which her family members were killed. A river of tears was flowing from her wearied and hopeless eyes. Her hope is shattered by the bombs and shelling. I was wondering where she would go after all this bloody ordeal. Clearly, she has no house, no family, no money, and no food; has she got any hope left?It is said, ‘Laugh and the whole world will laugh with you; cry and you will...