In a visit to Japan from November 23-26, 2019, the leader of the global Catholic Church gave an astounding speech on a topic that touches on critical issues such as immigration, political polarization, violent extremism and more: diversity. Speaking to an audience of young people at the Cathedral of Holy Mary in Tokyo on the … Continue reading Pope Francis on Embracing Diversity: “The Future is Not Monochrome”
There are few words more loaded, disputed, and colorful as peace. The word likely conjures different interpretations and imageries in each of us, but what do well-known historical figures think? Here, we let them weigh in on what peace is in their own words. "Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always … Continue reading Heavyweights Weigh In: What is Peace?
56 years ago, former US President John F. Kennedy delivered a commencement speech at the American University, Washington, D.C. that would go on to become one of the most iconic speeches on the topic of peace. Though written and delivered more than half a century ago with a different whirlwind of global affairs setting the … Continue reading The Most Important Topic on Earth is World Peace, Says JFK
"Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness."Anne Frank CoexiStory exists because of the generosity of the people who share stories that bring small - but not insignificant - points of light to a world besieged by darkness. If you would like to contribute a write-up of anywhere from 1,500 … Continue reading A Call for Stories