‘It seems like he was radicalized very quickly’: ISIL praises Nice attacker as a ‘soldier’ of the group (National Post; July 16, 2016) Posted on July 18, 2016

‘It seems like he was radicalized very quickly’: ISIL praises Nice attacker as a ‘soldier’ of the group (National Post; July 16, 2016)

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Welcome to the Country (Globe and Mail; July 13, 2016) Posted on July 18, 2016

Welcome to the Country (Globe and Mail; July 13, 2016)

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Trump’s Star of David Tweet Gives Anti-Semitism Free Reign (Time; July 6, 2016) Posted on July 12, 2016

Trump’s Star of David Tweet Gives Anti-Semitism Free Reign (Time; July 6, 2016)

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Revenue Canada forbids Unitarians from working for justice (CBC News; July 3, 2016) Posted on July 12, 2016

Revenue Canada forbids Unitarians from working for justice (CBC News; July 3, 2016)

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This rapper is trying to get his fellow evangelicals to talk about race. Not everyone is on board. (Washington Post; July 1, 2016) Posted on July 12, 2016

This rapper is trying to get his fellow evangelicals to talk about race. Not everyone is on board. (Washington Post; July 1, 2016)

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Harvard professor who published ‘The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ now believes ‘ancient’ papyrus is likely a fake (National Post; June 21, 2016) Posted on July 12, 2016

Harvard professor who published ‘The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’ now believes ‘ancient’ papyrus is likely a fake (National Post; June 21, 2016)

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, dies at 87 Posted on July 4, 2016

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, dies at 87 (Globe and Mail; July 2, 2016)

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In a world of closing doors, Canada is embracing inclusion Posted on July 4, 2016

In a world of closing doors, Canada is embracing inclusion (Globe and Mail; July 1, 2016)

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Incidents of anti-Muslim abuse up by 326% in 2015, says Tell MAMA Posted on July 4, 2016

Incidents of anti-Muslim abuse up by 326% in 2015, says Tell MAMA (The Guardian; June 29, 2016)

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Pope Francis to Armenians: Seek Peace, but Never Forget Genocide Posted on July 4, 2016

Pope Francis to Armenians: Seek Peace, but Never Forget Genocide (New York Times; June 25, 2016)

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Pope calls for ‘guarantees’ after Brexit for good of UK, continent Posted on June 27, 2016

Pope calls for ‘guarantees’ after Brexit for good of UK, continent (Reuters; June 24, 2016)

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The doors are open to tour historic churches in downtown Edmonton Posted on June 27, 2016

The doors are open to tour historic churches in downtown Edmonton (Edmonton Journal; June 24, 2016)

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The evangelical vote: will 94 million Americans sit out this year’s election? Posted on June 27, 2016

The evangelical vote: will 94 million Americans sit out this year’s election? (The Guardian; June 21, 2016)

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Romero House: 25 Years of welcoming the stranger Posted on June 27, 2016

Romero House: 25 Years of welcoming the stranger (The Toronto Star; April 24, 2016)

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A Meditation on Power Posted on June 21, 2016

On June 6th, 2016, David Goa, founding Director of the Chester Ronning Centre, was invited to present the keynote at the Annual General Meeting of Sahakarini, a Camrose-based international NGO. Read it here.

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New book from John von Heyking Posted on June 20, 2016

John von Heyking publishes a new book with McGill – Queen’s University Press. Click on the title for more information: The Form of Politics

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Orthodox Synod to take place despite new pullout, by Russia Posted on June 20, 2016

Orthodox Synod to take place despite new pullout, by Russia (The Big Story: June 15, 2016)

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Colleges Should Be Nurturing Interfaith Leaders Posted on June 20, 2016

Colleges Should Be Nurturing Interfaith Leaders (The Chronicle of Higher Education: June 13, 2016)

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Mary Magdalene Will Be Celebrated With Liturgical Feast Posted on June 20, 2016

Mary Magdalene Will Be Celebrated With Liturgical Feast (Zenit: June 10, 2016)

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Seeds for the Soul Posted on June 13, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday August 10th, 2016 @ 11:15 AM

July 6 and August 3, the Ronning Centre Spirit of the Land project will be presenting a monthly summer series called Seeds for the Soul. Each event will combine the practical and the philosophical. All events are free of charge. For more information visit www.spiritoftheland.ca.

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