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DPI's monthly newsletter for PACTs
“To have eaten some strange food and to have taken pictures of people wearing funny clothes is not enough to say that you know a certain culture. Ones exposure to a culture does not mean you have seen it all. It just means that you meet people who have different personalities and who are living in a culture with its own habits, symbols, rituals and values”. - 8 November 2010
“Peace is a flower, reaching toward the sky. Peace just like a flower, with everlasting love peace will never die. Let’s come together, let’s dance together, let’s smile together, with one love peace will never die.” - 7 October 2010
Reflecting on our dear Fr Donal's passing and what makes for real peace in this world, the peace he himself reflected so spontaneously, and having just been in Italy and the places in which St Francis moved and lived, I would like to share the following reflections with you... - 6 September 2010
Fr Donal’s now renewed spirit will watch over us and bless the Damietta Peace Initiative. His memory too will remain an inspiration for the Damietta International Team in Pretoria, with its partners and benefactors, that falls under the Capuchin Order. All of us are determined to carry on with the call, in fact a divine commission, to be ‘makers of Peace.’ - 9 August 2010
From the Pope ‘ May the game of soccer always be more of a means of teaching the values of honesty, solidarity and fraternity, especially among the younger generations’ - 7 July 2010
With the World Cup opening just a few days ago it is good foresight that the two organisations Damietta Peace Initiative and Caritas South Africa (Siyabhaba Trust with sponsorship from the Irish Government) have initiated an 8 week long Football Peace Tournament in the township of Atteridgeville, Tshwane. - 7 June 2010
DPI South Africa Welcomes you to Our Peace Cup - 27 May 2010
DPI Nigeria—JOS PACT members share their experiences during the January 2010, Jos crisis. - 7 April 2010
Herdsmen (Pastoralists) raid Villages near Jos, Plateau State , Nigeria , A report by Most Rev. Ignatius A. Kaigama, Catholic Archbishop of Jos, 9th March, 2010 - 15 March 2010
DPI South Africa - held its first workshop on Child Development which was facilitated by Natally Woollett - 10 March 2010

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