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Petition to End Federal Executions

Stop the Executions! The Community of Sant’Egidio deplores the rapid executions of seven people by the US federal government in the last three months. Together with the US Catholic Bishops, we call for a moratorium of the US federal death penalty. We call for an end to the death penalty in all the US states where […]

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Stories of Our Elderly

Stories of Our Elderly

We met Commrny at age 90, praising and blessing everyone in the nursing home. Loved and known by everyone on her floor and in the building, Commrny’s life and love illuminated the room. Even in the depths of the sad, grey walls of the nursing home, she brought life. Less than one year later, Commrny […]

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A Time to Come Together – Boston

We are deeply saddened by the death of George Floyd and other recent tragic deaths that remind us of the deadly impact of racism in our country. As a community of faith, we are called to work and pray for peace and justice. Please join us to pray for peace, reconciliation, and an end to […]

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Stories of Our Elderly

Stories of Our Elderly

We met Iris many years ago in a nursing home, but for the last ten years she has been living back home in her own apartment – passed down through generations in her family. Returning home opened the possibility for many new experiences and friends. A Jewish woman, born and raised in the Lower east […]

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Stories of Our Elderly

Stories of Our Elderly

When we met Anne she was on her wheelchair, paralyzed on her left side because of a very serious stroke. In spite of her serious condition she was quite strong and pushed herself around: she would know whatever was happening on the floor, the good and the bad, and all about the people who were living […]