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Author David Giambusso

NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The Dalai Lama says peace in the world begins with peace in oneself. Some of his fellow Nobel laureates, however, aren’t convinced. “It isn’t that I’m just an angry human being, it’s anger at injustice,” said Jody Williams, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for her work to ban land […] Read More

NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) The Dalai Lama has a message for Newark: Peace does not come easily, but the strategy for attaining it is simple. Flanked by blue orchids, Buddhist monks and a security detail from the U.S. State Department, the Tibetan spiritual leader made his opening appeal for peace Thursday (May 12) as the city […] Read More

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (RNS) And now, let us raise a toast to St. Patrick. Once a cherished icon for generations of Catholics, a statue of Ireland’s patron saint from Sacred Heart Church in Newark has landed in a South Orange restaurant—much to the chagrin of local Catholic leaders. On a recent night, as college-age students […] Read More