Category - holy innocents day

  • January 3, 2015

    Three days after Christmas Day, Western Christians commemorate the Feast of Holy Innocents. It seems even more apposite to remember the victims of tyranny and violence at a time of child soldiers and the capture and sexual slavery of female children in several parts of the world.

  • December 31, 2009

    In these final days of the year, Christians who follow the church calendar remember that children were massacred by Herod 2000 years ago, says Gene Stoltzfus. The story has much to teach us about the inherent conflict between the Gospel and empire.

  • February 2, 2007

    A Christian peace activist will be released today from what has been labelled one of the worst prisons in the country.