Global religious leaders gather to send message to G8/G20

Global religious leaders gather to send message to G8/G20By Doug Koop | Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Summit committee chair Karen Hamilton with youth delegates Devika Sanichar and Hilary Keachie. DOUG KOOP PHOTO WINNIPEG, MB-An exotic assortment of religious leaders in colourful array-Shinto, Hindu, Christian, Jewish, Baha’i, Muslim, Buddhist-stepped solemnly into a light rain, stooping to […]

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A Call to Heal the Waters

“I propose we do a Water ceremony — that each of us get a bottle of clean Water, hold it close to our hearts and offer a prayer. Through the Water, send a message of gratitude to the Earth, and to all Water of the Earth that has been affected and contaminated. Send your love […]

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Religious World Leaders Gather to Push G8 Nations for Change

HeadlineBistroToday marks the third and last day of the G8 Religious Leaders Summit in Canada where, since 2005, up to 100 religious leaders from diverse faith traditions have gathered to discuss ways of encouraging G8 nations to remain committed to the UN Millennium Development Goals. via Typepad

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Indigenous African Poverty

Here’s a great article on Indigenous African Poverty as discussed at the World Religions Summit. Minister spotlights African povertyWinnipeg Free Press – PRINT EDITION As an African woman attending this week’s World Religions Summit at the University of Winnipeg, Rev. Suzanne Membe Matale is convinced the issues affecting her people are issues for everyone. “Our […]

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World Religions Summit set to open with a call to honor water and Mother Earth

World Religions Summit set to open with a call to honor water and Mother Earth(June 18, 2010) – Anishnabe elder and spiritual leader, Dave Courchene, will open the World Religions Summit 2010 – Interfaith Leaders in the G8 Nations with a message of peace, prayer and a call to action. The summit is being held […]

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Founder of Turtle Lodge opens G8 World Religions Summit

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Anishnabe elder and spiritual leader Dave Courchene will open the G8 World Religions Summit with a message of peace, prayer and a call to action.  The summit, attended by nearly 100 world religious leaders, is being held from June 21 to 23 at the University of Winnipeg.             Courchene, also known as […]

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BP spill symbolizes humanity’s failure to respect the planet

Please read more about my thoughts on the Oil Spill in the Winnipeg Free Press. Spiritual leader says BP spill symbolizes humanity’s failure to respect the planetWinnipeg Free Press – ONLINE EDITION WINNIPEG–The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico symbolizes humanity’s failure to respect the planet, an Anishnabe spiritual leader says. Dave Courchene, […]

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The Great Turning Film: David Courchene on Vision Quests

http://www.TheGreatTurningFilm.org – In this film clip, David Courchene speaks about knowing one’s life purpose and harnessing the energy and passion among young people for the change that’s needed in today’s world.

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