Thursday, 25 March, 2010

A four-column obituary of the Scottish MRA pioneer Andrew Hastings, written by the Rev Logan Kirk, appeared in The Scotsman, Edinburgh, on 18 March. He died 1 February aged 89.

Thursday, 11 March, 2010
Michael Henderson speaking at Greencoat Forum

The Times' website, under its faith section, reports yesterday's latest launch of Michael Henderson's book No Enemy to Conquer at a Greencoat Forum in the London centre of Initiatives of Change. Under the headline 'Forgiveness is the key to bringing peace in Northern Ireland', Cheryl Gallagher reports Henderson's emphasis that 'forgiveness far from being just a personal or religious matter can affect the life of nations'.

Thursday, 14 January, 2010
Parthibhan

Every weekday evening Channel 4 TV in the UK broadcasts a short three-minute film, under the series entitled 'three minute wonder', immediately after the main evening news. On Thursday 14 January, the 'three minute wonder' was about South Indian banker J S Parthibhan and his work to provide micro-credit to the villagers of Tamil Nadu.

Thursday, 19 November, 2009

Under the headline 'Discovering a plan of love', a double-page feature in the November issue of New City, the monthly magazine of the Focolare movement, profiles Gerald and Judy Henderson from Liverpool, including their life-long association with MRA/Initiatives of Change. The page-three Editor's Notes states: 'The story of the lives of people who decide to dedicate their lives to God always makes for fascinating reading.

Tuesday, 13 October, 2009
Dick Channer

An obituary of Dick Cosens, written by Mike Smith, appeared in The Independent (UK) on 13 October, with the headline "Dick Cosens: Trade union activist who helped get Concorde off the ground".

Tuesday, 22 September, 2009
John Faber

A tribute to John Faber appeared on the Obituaries page of The Guardian on 21 September, in the 'Other Lives' column of short obituaries submitted by readers. The Littlehampton Gazette had an article about John with the headline "Hero Pensioner Dies".

Thursday, 13 August, 2009

The BBC news website has a feature article on the 75 young Muslims from across Europe who are participating in a conference on the theme 'Learning to be peacemakers' at the Initiatives of Change conference centre in Caux, Switzerland.

Tuesday, 11 August, 2009

BBC World Service and UK Radio 4 yesterday broadcast a five-minute report by religious affairs correspondent, Christopher Landau, on the 'Learning to be a peacemaker' programme for young European Muslims in Caux.

Monday, 23 March, 2009

In a public address at a recent Greencoat Forum at the London Centre for Initiatives of Change Sir Iqbal Sacranie of the Muslim Council of Britain explained why the word Islam should not be accepted as a euphemism for 'terrorism' in the British press. Online editor Anna Bruce-Lockhart of the Guardian Weekly Online went to hear his views.

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