The Fellowship of Reconciliation is among the many allies for the United States tour of the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity founded by the Mexican Poet and Peace Leader Javier Sicilia as part of a crusade against the drug war. The tour launched from Tijuana on August 11, 2012 and visited 24 cities in the U.S before culminating in Washington D.C. on September 12th. For more information, please visit www.caravanforpeace.org

14th September 2012

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Words of Javier Sicilia in D.C.

Let me start with some verses by Thomas Merton: “[…] The whole world is […] on fire./ The stones/ burn, even the stones they burn me./ How can a man be still/ or listen to all things burning?/ How can he dare to sit with them/ when all their silence is on fire?”

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Words of Javier Sicilia in D.C.

Let me start with some verses by Thomas Merton: […] The whole world is […] on fire./ The stones/ burn, even the stones they burn me./ How can a man be still/ or listen to all things burning?/ How can he dare to sit with them/ when all their silence is on fire?”


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